Early detection of cognitive impairment: do screening tests help?

@article{CruzOliver2010EarlyDO,
  title={Early detection of cognitive impairment: do screening tests help?},
  author={Dulce M Cruz-Oliver and J Eileen Morley},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={1-6}
}
Dementia is defined as an acquired loss of memory that is substantial enough to interfere with everyday functioning. Although many types of dementia exist, most patients with dementia have Alzheimer’s disease (AD), vascular dementia, or Lewy body dementia. Age is the greatest risk factor for developing dementia; its incidence and prevalence increase… CONTINUE READING