Diagnostic Accuracy, Effectiveness and Cost for Cognitive Impairment and Dementia Screening of Three Short Cognitive Tests Applicable to Illiterates

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BACKGROUND Illiteracy, a universal problem, limits the utilization of the most widely used short cognitive tests. Our objective was to assess and compare the effectiveness and cost for cognitive impairment (CI) and dementia (DEM) screening of three short cognitive tests applicable to illiterates. METHODS Phase III diagnostic test evaluation study was… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0027069

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@inproceedings{CarneroPardo2011DiagnosticAE, title={Diagnostic Accuracy, Effectiveness and Cost for Cognitive Impairment and Dementia Screening of Three Short Cognitive Tests Applicable to Illiterates}, author={Crist{\'o}bal Carnero-Pardo and Beatriz Espejo-Mart{\'i}nez and Samuel L{\'o}pez-Alcalde and Mar{\'i}a Teresa Espinosa-Garc{\'i}a and Carmen S{\'a}ez-Zea and E Hern{\'a}ndez-Torres and Jos{\'e} Luis Navarro-Espigares and Rosa V{\'i}lchez-Carrillo}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2011} }