12 Feb SIR—The DemTect Scale is a brief screening test for dementia comprising five short subtests (word list repetition, number transcoding. SIR—The DemTect Scale is a brief screening test for dementia comprising five short subtests (word list repetition, number transcoding, semantic word fluency. 10 Oct Request PDF on ResearchGate | DemTect: a new, sensitive cognitive screening test to support the diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment and.

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Validating the DemTect with fluorodeoxy-glucose positron emission tomography as a demtevt neuropsychological screening test for early Alzheimer disease in patients of a memory clinic. Supplemental Content Full text links. Please check for further notifications by email. All patients had minimum 6-month follow-up range 6—18 months to corroborate diagnosis.

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Comment in DemTect effective in screening for mild cognitive impairment and mild dementia. Generate a file for use with external citation management software. Br J Psychiatry ; Log in via OpenAthens. Skip to search form Skip to main ddmtect. Age and Ageing to introduce a new category of paper: Latest Most Read Most Cited The impact of comorbidity on the quality of life of people with dementia: McHugh Journal of psychiatric research Citations Demtetc citing this paper.


Topics Discussed in This Paper. Full clinical assessment plus CDR to assess dementia and Peterson criteria to assess mild cognitive impairment. The DemTect was designed for this purpose.

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Another aspect which has been handled very heterogeneously is which domain is represented in which proportion in the total score. J Psychiatric Res ; Evaluating dementia screening tests.

Int J Geriatr Psychiatry ; On the other hand, the DemTect alone would not be sufficient for the diagnosis of MCI, demteft diagnosis requires psychometric evidence of both a mild memory impairment which DemTect can provide and intact general cognitive functions for example, naming, visual construction, attention, which DemTect does not provide. HensonNeil BurgessChristopher D.

Three centres in the UK; timeframe not stated. The DemTect is such an internationally accepted tool.


In this review, four cognitive screening tools that all follow a common, stringent concept and pay regard to some critical aspects are described: Your comment will be reviewed and published at the journal’s discretion. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Demtfct. Commentary Clinicians are increasingly recognising the importance of detecting the presence of mild cognitive impairment MCI in their patients, demyect MCI is associated with a five to tenfold increased risk of developing dementia compared with cognitively healthy individuals.


Many cognitive screening instruments have been developed during the last decades to detect mild cognitive dysfunction and dementia, and there is an ongoing discussion as to which tool should be used in which setting and which challenges have to be considered.

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