The Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale (RUDAS) and the Folstein MMSE in a multicultural cohort of elderly persons.

@article{Rowland2006TheRU,
  title={The Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale (RUDAS) and the Folstein MMSE in a multicultural cohort of elderly persons.},
  author={Jeffrey T J Rowland and David Basic and Joella E Storey and David A. Conforti},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={111-20}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the accuracy of the Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale (RUDAS) and the Folstein Mini-mental State Examination (MMSE) for diagnosis of dementia in a multicultural cohort of elderly persons. METHODS A total of 129 community-dwelling persons were selected at random from a database of referrals to an aged-care team. Subjects were stratified according to language background and cognitive diagnosis, and matched for age and gender. The RUDAS and the MMSE were… CONTINUE READING

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