Essentials of the proper diagnoses of mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and major subtypes of dementia.

@article{Knopman2003EssentialsOT,
  title={Essentials of the proper diagnoses of mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and major subtypes of dementia.},
  author={David S. Knopman and Bradley F. Boeve and Ronald C. Petersen},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={2003},
  volume={78 10},
  pages={1290-308}
}
Loss of cognitive function in the elderly population is a common condition encountered in general medical practice. Diagnostic criteria and approaches have become more refined and explicit in the past several years. Precise diagnosis is feasible clinically. In this article, the precursor state and major subtypes of dementia are considered. Mild cognitive… CONTINUE READING