Neurology Book


Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination

Aka: Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination, Addenbrooke Cognitive Examination
  1. See Also
    1. Mental Status Screening
  2. Background
    1. Mental Status Examination developed at Cambridge
  3. Indications
    1. Dementia Evaluation
      1. Differentiates Alzheimer's from other Dementias
      2. Detect early Dementia
    2. Cognitive Function Assessment
    3. Documentation of subsequent cognitive function decline
  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. Resources
    1. Addenbrooke Cognitive Examination (ACE)
  7. References
    1. Mathuranath (2000) Neurology 55:1613-20 [PubMed]

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