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Dementia

11 November 2010

New Tool for Rapid Screening of Dementia Shows Promise

But test scores appears to have a high rate of false positives

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The study team cautions that the test requires further scrutiny to establish its reliability, particularly as it compares to a well-established measure of cognitive impairment -- the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) -- now currently in widespread use.

 

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