Utility of the clinical dementia rating in Asian populations.

@article{Lim2007UtilityOT,
  title={Utility of the clinical dementia rating in Asian populations.},
  author={Wee Shiong Lim and Mei Sian Chong and Suresh Sahadevan},
  journal={Clinical medicine & research},
  year={2007},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={
          61-70
        }
}
Consistent with the worldwide demographic trend of population aging, dementia is expected to become a burgeoning public health problem in Asian populations. Thus, there is a pressing need for reliable and valid methods of dementia diagnosis and staging that are applicable in heterogeneous Asian populations. The Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR) is an informant-based global assessment scale with established reliability and validity that has been widely utilized as a severity-ranking scale in many… CONTINUE READING

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