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Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination

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Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination

  • Background
  1. Mental Status Examination developed at Cambridge
  1. Differentiates Alzheimer's from other Dementias
  2. Detect early Dementia
  • Efficacy
  1. More sensitive and specific than MMSE
  2. Detects Dementia earlier than MMSE
  • 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