The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for cognitive impairment / dementia have been updated.
USPSTF concludes that the evidence remains insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms regarding screening for cognitive impairment in community-dwelling adults older than 65 years and currently showing no signs of cognitive impairment.
Moyer, VA; U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (2014) Screening for cognitive impairment in older adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement. Annals of Internal Medicine. June 3rd 2014; 160(11): 791-7.
Lin, JS. O’Connor, E. [and] Rossom, RC. [et al] (2013). Screening for cognitive impairment in older adults: an evidence update for the u.s. preventive services task force. Rockville (MD) [Online]: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US), November 2013.