Mild cognitive impairment. Part 1: clinical characteristics and predictors of dementia.

@article{Forlenza2013MildCI,
  title={Mild cognitive impairment. Part 1: clinical characteristics and predictors of dementia.},
  author={Orestes Vicente Forlenza and Breno S Diniz and Florindo Stella and Ant{\^o}nio L{\'u}cio Teixeira and Wagner F. Gattaz},
  journal={Revista brasileira de psiquiatria},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={178-85}
}
OBJECTIVE To critically review and evaluate existing knowledge on the conceptual limits and clinical usefulness of the diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and the neuropsychological assessment and short- and long-term prognosis thereof. METHODS We conducted a systematic search of the PubMed and Web of Science electronic databases, limited to articles published in English between 1999 and 2012. Based on the search terms mild cognitive impairment or MCI and epidemiology or diagnosis… CONTINUE READING