DEMENTIA

Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics:

Measures:

Mini-Mental Status Examination (MMSE):

Short Orientation Memory Concentration Test:

Confusion Assessment Method (CAM):

Algase Wandering Scale:

Revised Algase Wandering Scale - Community Version (RAWS-CV):

Geriatric Depression Scale:

Revised Memory and Behaviour Problems Checklist:

El Escorial Criteria for the diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS):

Neuropsychological Testing:

Wechsler Memory Scale:

Wisconsin card sort:

Milwaukee Card Sorting Test:

Diagnosis of Dementia: Practice parameters:

Lab Studies required in a suspected case of Alzheimer Disease:

'Additional' tests that may be asked in a case of Alzheimer Disease:

Imaging Studies required in a suspected case of Alzheimer Disease :

EEG:

Lumbar Puncture:

'Additional' tests that may be required in cases of Vascular Dementia:

'Additional' tests that may be required in cases of AIDS dementia complex (ADC):

'Additional' tests that may be required in cases of Motor Neuron Disease (MND):

'Additional' tests that may be required in cases of Parkinsonism or a Movement Disorder:

'Additional' tests that may be required in cases of Huntington Disease Dementia:

Screening for Dementia:

Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease:

Statistics:

Useful Links for Alzheimer Disease (AD):


Document Provenance and History

Document Author: Dr. Fazal Danish

Document Created: 11th April 2006

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