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Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination

Aka: Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination
  1. See Also
    1. Mental Status Screening
  2. Background
    1. Mental Status Examination developed at Cambridge
  3. Indications: Dementia Evaluation
    1. Differentiates Alzheimer's from other Dementias
    2. Detect early Dementia
  4. Efficacy
    1. More sensitive and specific than MMSE
    2. Detects Dementia earlier than MMSE
  5. Components (Bedside test given in 15 to 20 minutes)
    1. Mini-Mental State Exam (MMSE)
    2. Orientation
    3. Attention
    4. Memory
    5. Verbal fluency
    6. Language
    7. Visuospatial ability
  6. References
    1. Mathuranath (2000) Neurology 55:1613-20 [PubMed]

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