Toward a revision of criteria for the dementias

@article{Rockwood2007TowardAR,
  title={Toward a revision of criteria for the dementias},
  author={Kenneth Rockwood and R{\'e}mi W. Bouchard and Richard M. Camicioli and Gabriel C. L{\'e}ger},
  journal={Alzheimer's & Dementia},
  year={2007},
  volume={3},
  pages={428-440}
}
This article critically considers current diagnostic criteria for dementia and reports recommendations approved by at least 80% of experts attending the Third Canadian Consensus Conference on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia (CCCDTD3). There was consensus that many of the features proposed as essential to a diagnosis of dementia in the 1980s no longer are relevant (for example, the requirements for memory impairment, electroencephalogram and cerebrospinal fluid studies, age-specific… CONTINUE READING
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