INECO Frontal Screening (IFS): a brief, sensitive, and specific tool to assess executive functions in dementia.

@article{Torralva2009INECOFS,
  title={INECO Frontal Screening (IFS): a brief, sensitive, and specific tool to assess executive functions in dementia.},
  author={Teresa Torralva and Mar{\'i}a Roca and Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht and Pablo L{\'o}pez and Facundo Manes},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={777-86}
}
Although several brief sensitive screening tools are available to detect cognitive dysfunction, few have been developed to quickly assess executive functioning (EF) per se. We designed a new brief tool to evaluate EF in neurodegenerative diseases. Patients with an established diagnosis of behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD; n = 22), Alzheimer disease (AD; n = 25), and controls (n = 26) were assessed with a cognitive screening test, the INECO Frontal Screening (IFS), and EF tests… CONTINUE READING
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