The sensitivity and specificity of subjective memory complaints and the subjective memory rating scale, deterioration cognitive observee, mini-mental state examination, six-item screener and clock drawing test in dementia screening.

@article{Ramlall2013TheSA,
  title={The sensitivity and specificity of subjective memory complaints and the subjective memory rating scale, deterioration cognitive observee, mini-mental state examination, six-item screener and clock drawing test in dementia screening.},
  author={Suvira Ramlall and Jennifer Chipps and A I Bhigjee and B J Pillay},
  journal={Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders},
  year={2013},
  volume={36 1-2},
  pages={119-35}
}
BACKGROUND The effectiveness of dementia screening depends on the availability of suitable screening tools with good sensitivity and specificity to confidently distinguish normal age-related cognitive decline from dementia. The aim of this study was to evaluate the discriminant validity of 7 screening measures for dementia. METHODS A sample of 140… CONTINUE READING