Clinical utility of CERAD neuropsychological battery in elderly Jamaicans.

@article{Unverzagt1999ClinicalUO,
  title={Clinical utility of CERAD neuropsychological battery in elderly Jamaicans.},
  author={Frederick W. Unverzagt and O St C Morgan and C H Thesiger and D A Eldemire and J Luseko and S Pokuri and Siu L. Hui and K. Susanna S. Hall and Hugh C Hendrie},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={1999},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={255-9}
}
Information on the clinical utility of neuropsychological tests in non-North-American samples is limited. We examined the diagnostic efficacy of the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD) neuropsychological battery in Jamaican men and women age 65 and older. A total of 72 elders were diagnosed as normal and 12 were demented based on history, physical, and neurological examination. Independent of this medical examination, participants were tested with the CERAD… CONTINUE READING
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