Recent Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses on Diagnosis, Screening, Assessment and Symptoms

Some of the following articles are available freely. The full-text of the other articles may need a suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment for access.

The Bibliographic Citations

Zhang, J. Zhang, CH. Li, RJ. [et al] (2013). Accuracy of urinary AD7c-NTP for diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. 2013 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print].

Kiddle, SJ. Sattlecker, M. Proitsi, P. [et al]. (2014). Candidate blood proteome markers of Alzheimer’s Disease onset and progression: a systematic review and replication study. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. January 1st 2014; 38(3): 515-31. Full Text Link.

Liu B, Tang Y, Shen Y, Cen L, Han M. Cerebrospinal fluid τ protein in differential diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease and vascular dementia in Chinese population: a meta-analysis. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. October 27th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Bunn, F. Sworn, K. Brayne, C. [et al] (2013). Contextualizing the findings of a systematic review on patient and carer experiences of dementia diagnosis and treatment: a qualitative study. Health Expectations: an International Journal of Public Participation in Health Care and Health Policy. November 28th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Ghosh, S. Libon, D. Lippa, C. (2013). Mild cognitive impairment: a brief review and suggested clinical algorithm. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. December 26th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Forlenza, OV. Diniz, BS. Teixeira, AL. [et al] (2013). Mild cognitive impairment. Part 2: biological markers for diagnosis and prediction of dementia in Alzheimer’s disease. Revista brasileira de psiquiatria. July September 2013; 35(3): 284-94. Full Text Link.

Godefroy, O. Leclercq, C. Bugnicourt, JM.; GRECOG-VASC Study Group. [et al] (2013). Neuropsychological assessment and cerebral vascular disease: the new standards. Revue Neurologique. October 2013; 169(10): 779-85.

Le Couteur, DG. Doust, J. Creasey, H. [et al] (2013). Political drive to screen for pre-dementia: not evidence based and ignores the harms of diagnosis. BMJ. September 9th 2013, 347, f5125. Full Text Link.

Geldmacher, DS. Kerwin, DR. (2013). Practical diagnosis and management of dementia due to Alzheimer’s Disease in the primary care setting: an evidence-based approach. Primary Care Companion to CNS Disorders. 2013; 15(4). Epub August 29th 2013. Review.

Ward, A. Tardiff, S. Dye, C. [et al] (2013). Rate of conversion from prodromal Alzheimer’s Disease to Alzheimer’s Dementia: a systematic review of the literature. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra. September 28th 2013; 3(1): 320-32. Full Text Link.

Lin, JS. O’Connor, E. Rossom, RC. [et al] (2013). Screening for cognitive impairment in older adults: a systematic review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Annals of Internal Medicine. November 5th 2013; 159(9): 601-12.

Jackson, TA. Naqvi, SH. Sheehan, B. (2013). Screening for dementia in general hospital inpatients: a systematic review and meta-analysis of available instruments. Age and Ageing. November 2013; 42(6): 689-95.

Zeilinger, EL. Stiehl, KA. Weber, G. (2013). A systematic review on assessment instruments for dementia in persons with intellectual disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities. November 2013; 34(11): 3962-77.

[A version of this collection features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 11, June 2014].

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