Communicating mild cognitive impairment diagnoses with and without amyloid imaging

  title={Communicating mild cognitive impairment diagnoses with and without amyloid imaging},
  author={Joshua D Grill and Liana G. Apostolova and Sz{\'o}fia S Bullain and Jeffrey M. Burns and Chelsea G. Cox and Malcolm C Dick and Dean M. Hartley and Claudia H Kawas and Sarah A. Kremen and Jennifer H. Lingler and Oscar L. Lopez and Mark Mapstone and Aimee L Pierce and Gil D. Rabinovici and J Scott Roberts and S A Sajjadi and Edmond Teng and Jason H. T. Karlawish},
  booktitle={Alzheimer's Research & Therapy},
Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) has an uncertain etiology and prognosis and may be challenging for clinicians to discuss with patients and families. Amyloid imaging may aid specialists in determining MCI etiology and prognosis, but creates novel challenges related to disease labeling. We convened a workgroup to formulate recommendations for clinicians providing care to MCI patients. Clinicians should use the MCI diagnosis to validate patient and family concerns and educate them that the patient… CONTINUE READING
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