Characteristics of two telephone screens for cognitive impairment.

  title={Characteristics of two telephone screens for cognitive impairment.},
  author={Tarja J{\"a}rvenp{\"a}{\"a} and Juha O. Rinne and Ismo J R{\"a}ih{\"a} and Markku Koskenvuo and Minna L{\"o}pp{\"o}nen and Susanna Hinkka and Jaakko M Kaprio},
  journal={Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders},
  volume={13 3},
We studied 56 subjects, 30 patients with a clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and 26 healthy controls, using two telephone screens for cognitive impairment, a self-report interview referred to as the TELE and the Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status (TICS). The sensitivity and specificity of the TELE to differentiate AD patients from healthy controls was 90.0 and 88.5% and those of the TICS were 86.7 and 88.5%, respectively. When receiver operator characteristic curves were… CONTINUE READING
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