Development of screening guidelines and clinical criteria for predementia Alzheimer's disease. The DESCRIPA Study.

@article{Visser2008DevelopmentOS,
  title={Development of screening guidelines and clinical criteria for predementia Alzheimer's disease. The DESCRIPA Study.},
  author={Pieter Jelle Visser and Frans R. J. Verhey and Merç{\'e} Boada and R. R. Bullock and Peter Paul De Deyn and Giovani B Frisoni and Lutz Frolich and Harald Hampel and Jellemer Jolles and Rick Jones and Lennart Minthon and Fiorella Nobili and Marcel G M Olde Rikkert and P J Ousset and Anne-Sophie Rigaud and P. Scheltens and Hilkka Soininen and Luiza Spiru and Jacques Touchon and Magda Tsolaki and Bruno Vellas and Lars-Olof Wahlund and G. K. Wilcock and Bengt Winblad},
  journal={Neuroepidemiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={254-65}
}
BACKGROUND There is an urgent need to identify subjects with Alzheimer's disease (AD) in the predementia phase, but validated diagnostic approaches are currently lacking. In this paper, we present the background, design and methods of a study, which aims to develop clinical criteria for predementia AD. We also present baseline characteristics of the subjects included. The study was part of the multicentre DESCRIPA project, which is being conducted within the network of the European Alzheimer's… CONTINUE READING
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