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The DemTect was designed for this purpose. Testing was done before other scales Mini-Mental State Examination [ACE], Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination [ACE] were used, and DemTect scores were not available prior to other clinical and neuropsychological assessments, thus avoiding review or incorporation bias [ 2 ].

J Psychiatric Res ; Please check for further notifications by email. Diagnostic parameters calculated from clinical diagnoses demented versus non-demented and DemTect scores Table 1 showed good sensitivity Add to My Bibliography. Log in via OpenAthens. Search for this keyword. For the DemTect to be used clinically, the actual test materials and the scoring and transforming rules not provided in the article will have to be published.


Validating the DemTect with fluorodeoxy-glucose positron emission tomography as a sensitive neuropsychological screening test for early Alzheimer disease in patients of a memory clinic.

The strengths of the DemTect include: You must accept the terms and conditions. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry ; Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts.

Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Forgot your user name or password? The DemTect helps in deciding whether cognitive performance is adequate for age pointsor whether MCI points or dementia 8 points or below should be suspected.

DemTect was easy to administer; no patient failed to complete the test. Essentials of the proper diagnoses of mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and major subtypes of dementia. The normation was performed with healthy control subjects CG. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

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Community involvement, trust, and health-related outcomes among older adults dentect India: Log in via Institution. Forgot your log in details? Commentary Clinicians are increasingly recognising the importance of detecting the presence edmtect mild cognitive impairment MCI in their patients, as MCI is associated with a five to tenfold increased risk of developing dementia compared with cognitively healthy individuals. Add comment Close comment form modal.

DemTect, a brief screening test for dementia, was quick and easy to use with high patient acceptability. Mayo Clin Proc ; View inline View popup.

Additional cut off scores were useful for predicting mild cognitive impairment and dementia mild cognitive teet 9—12 points; dementia: A new clinical scale for the staging of dementia. DemTect showed good sensitivity, specificity and positive predictive value for the diagnosis of dementia at the specified cutoff.

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