Brief screening tests for the diagnosis of dementia: comparison with the mini-mental state exam.

@article{Kilada2005BriefST,
  title={Brief screening tests for the diagnosis of dementia: comparison with the mini-mental state exam.},
  author={Sandy Kilada and Alyssa A. Gamaldo and Elizabeth A. Grant and Abhay Moghekar and John C. Morris and Richard J. O'Brien},
  journal={Alzheimer disease and associated disorders},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={8-16}
}
Dementia is a common and under-diagnosed problem among the elderly. An accurate screening test would greatly aid the ability of physicians to evaluate dementia and memory problems in clinical practice. We sought to determine whether simple and brief psychometric tests perform similarly to the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) in screening for dementia. Using a retrospective analysis, a series of standard, brief, psychometric tests were compared with each other and to the MMSE as screening… CONTINUE READING

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