Screening for mild cognitive impairment: comparing the SMMSE and the ABCS.

  title={Screening for mild cognitive impairment: comparing the SMMSE and the ABCS.},
  author={D. William Molloy and Timothy I M Standish and David L. Lewis},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  volume={50 1},
OBJECTIVE To compare the sensitivity and specificity of the AB Cognitive Screen (ABCS) with the Standardized Mini-Mental State Examination (SMMSE) to differentiate normal cognition from mild cognitive impairment (MCI), especially when educational level and age are taken into account. METHOD This cross-sectional study took place at geriatric outpatient memory clinics. Participants were community-dwelling adults, aged 55 years or over, referred from primary care settings (a minority of… CONTINUE READING


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