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

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The Bibliographic Citations

Rosa, MI. Perucchi, J. Medeiros, LR. [et al] (2014). Accuracy of cerebrospinal fluid Aβ1-42 for Alzheimer’s Disease diagnosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. January 21st 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

Zhang, J. Zhang, CH. Li, RJ. [et al] (2014). Accuracy of urinary AD7c-NTP for diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. January 1st 2014; 40(1): 153-9.

Bermingham, S. (2014). The appropriate use of neuroimaging in the diagnostic work-up of dementia: an economic literature review and cost-effectiveness analysis. Ontario Health Technology Assessment Series. 2014; 14(2): 1-67. Full Text Link.

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. 2014; 38(3): 515-31. Full Text Link.

Lim, X. Yeo, JM. Green, A. [et al] (2013). The diagnostic utility of cerebrospinal fluid alpha-synuclein analysis in dementia with Lewy bodies: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. October 2013; 19(10): 851-8.

McGrory, S. Doherty, JM. Austin, EJ. [et al] (2014). Item response theory analysis of cognitive tests in people with dementia: a systematic review. BMC Psychiatry. February 19th 2014; 14(1): 47. Full Text Link.

Larner, AJ. Mitchell, AJ. (2014). A meta-analysis of the accuracy of the Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination (ACE) and the Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination-Revised (ACE-R) in the detection of dementia. International Psychogeriatrics. April 2014; 26(4): 555-63.

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].

König, A. Aalten, P. Verhey, F. [et al] (2014). A review of current information and communication technologies: can they be used to assess apathy? International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. April 2014; 29(4): 345-58.

Ben-David, BM. Tewari, A. Shakuf, V. [et al] (2014). Stroop effects in Alzheimer’s Disease: selective attention speed of processing, or color-naming? A meta-analysis. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. January 1st 2014; 38(4): 923-38.

Jack, CR. Jr. Knopman, DS. [and] Jagust, WJ. [et al]. (2013). Tracking pathophysiological processes in Alzheimer’s Disease: an updated hypothetical model of dynamic biomarkers. Lancet Neurology. February 2013; Vol.12(2): 207-16. Full Text Link.

[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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