Lifting the veil: how to use clinical neuropsychology to assess dementia.

@article{Burrell2015LiftingTV,
  title={Lifting the veil: how to use clinical neuropsychology to assess dementia.},
  author={J R Burrell and Olivier Piguet},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2015},
  volume={86 11},
  pages={1216-24}
}
Neurologists often struggle to interpret the results of neuropsychological testing, even though cognitive assessments are an integral component of the diagnostic process in dementia syndromes. This article reviews the principles underlying clinical neuropsychology, background on common neuropsychological tests, and tips on how to interpret the results when assessing patients with dementia. General cognitive screening tools, appropriate for use by general neurologists and psychiatrists, as well… CONTINUE READING