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ADDENBROOKE’S COGNITIVE EXAMINATION

ADDENBROOKE’S COGNITIVE EXAMINATION

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ADDENBROOKE’S COGNITIVE EXAMINATION
 
Is a brief, sensitive and specific test battery to detectearly cognitive dysfunction
Easy to use and is applicable for many culturesacross many countries (
Newman 2005 & Garcia
 –
Caballero etal, 2005)
Domains evaluated
Orientation
Attention
Memory
Verbal fluency (executive functions)
Language
Visuo-spatial ability
 
Cont…
 
ACE is sensitive in detecting MCI and also shows a multi domain
impairment of MCI patients as a group (E. Mioshi et al, 2006)
ACE together with Hopkins Verbal Learning Test differentiatedamnestic MCI converters (to dementia) from non converters with74% accuracy (Lonie et al, 2010)
ACE is found to detect early stages of dementia and can
differentiate subtypes of dementia including AD, fronto-temporal
dementia, progressive supranuclear palsy and other parkinsoniansyndromes (Larner, 2005 & Galton et al 2005)

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