Predicting Cognitive Function from Clinical Measures of Physical Function and Health Status in Older Adults

@inproceedings{Bolandzadeh2015PredictingCF,
  title={Predicting Cognitive Function from Clinical Measures of Physical Function and Health Status in Older Adults},
  author={Niousha Bolandzadeh and Konrad Paul Kording and Nicole M. G. Salowitz and Jennifer C. Davis and Liang Hsu and Alison Y Y Chan and Devika Sharma and Gunnar Blohm and Teresa Y L Liu-Ambrose},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Current research suggests that the neuropathology of dementia-including brain changes leading to memory impairment and cognitive decline-is evident years before the onset of this disease. Older adults with cognitive decline have reduced functional independence and quality of life, and are at greater risk for developing dementia. Therefore, identifying biomarkers that can be easily assessed within the clinical setting and predict cognitive decline is important. Early recognition of… CONTINUE READING