A quick review of the latest evidence regarding the assessment and treatment of dementia in older adults. This systematic review indicates that brief cognitive assessment tools can adequately detect early dementia. Whether interventions for mild cognitive impairment or early dementia have a clinically significant effect is actually unclear still.
Assessment and treatment of dementia in older adults. London: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)’s NICE Eyes on Evidence, June 11th 2014.