Comparison of seven psychometric instruments used for evaluation of treatment effect in Alzheimer's dementia.

@article{Summers1990ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of seven psychometric instruments used for evaluation of treatment effect in Alzheimer's dementia.},
  author={W K Summers and V DeBoynton and Gary M Marsh and Lawrence Majovski},
  journal={Neuroepidemiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={193-207}
}
Standards of assessment of treatment effect in Alzheimer's disease have been wanting. We report here a comparison of seven methods of assessment of the severity of Alzheimer's disease used in demented subjects (n = 18) and in nondemented controls (n = 18). The instruments tested were the Names Learning test, the Orientation test, the Mini-Mental State Examination, the Alzheimer's Staging Scale (the AZSS), the Global Deterioration Scale, the Clinical Dementia Rating Scale, and the Alzheimer's… CONTINUE READING

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