What explains variations in the clinical use of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) as a diagnostic category?

@article{Moreira2008WhatEV,
  title={What explains variations in the clinical use of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) as a diagnostic category?},
  author={Tiago Moreira and Julian C. Hughes and Thomas Kirkwood and Carl R. May and Ian G. McKeith and John Bond},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={697-709}
}
BACKGROUND Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is proposed to describe the transitional stage between normal cognitive aging and dementia. It has had significant impact in the field of dementia research, but it remains controversial whether or not it should be used as a diagnostic category in clinical practice. METHODS Semi-structured interviews were carried out with international experts (N = 37) in the field of dementia research and practice. These interviews explored the advantages and… CONTINUE READING

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