Recent reviews and meta-analyses on the broad topics diagnosis, screening and assessment are listed below. Some of these articles may be available freely (according to local circumstances). A suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment for access may be required to obtain the full-text of the other articles.
The Bibliographic Citations
Pearson, SD. Ollendorf, DA. Colby, JA. (2014). Amyloid-β positron emission tomography in the diagnostic evaluation of Alzheimer Disease: summary of primary findings and conclusions. JAMA Internal Medicine. January 2014; 174(1): 133-4.
Yokomizo, JE. Simon, SS. [and] de Campos Bottino, CM. (2014). Cognitive screening for dementia in primary care: a systematic review. International Psychogeriatrics. July 15th 2014: 1-22. [Epub ahead of print].
Gore, RL. Vardy, ER. O’Brien, JT. (2014). Delirium and dementia with Lewy bodies: distinct diagnoses or part of the same spectrum? Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. May 23rd 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Review. Full Text Link.
Handels, RL. Wolfs, CA. Aalten, P. [et al] (2014). Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease: a systematic review of economic evaluations. Alzheimer’s and Dementia: the Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. March 2014; 10(2): 225-37.
Morris, JC. Blennow, K. Froelich, L. [et al] (2014). Harmonized diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer’s Disease: recommendations. Journal of Internal Medicine. March 2014; 275(3): 204-13. Full Text Link.
Quinn, TJ. Fearon, P. Noel-Storr, AH. [et al] (2014). Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE) for the diagnosis of dementia within community dwelling populations. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews. April 10th 2014; Issue 4: No. CD010079. Full Text Link.
Harrison, JK. Fearon, P. [and] Noel-Storr AH. [et al] (2014). Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE) for the diagnosis of dementia within a general practice (primary care) setting. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews. July 3rd 2014; Issue 7: No. CD010771. [Epub ahead of print]. 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.
Charoensawat, S. Böhning, W. Böhning, D. [et al] (2014). Meta-analysis and meta-modelling for diagnostic problems. BMC Medical Research Methodology. April 24th 2014; 14(1): 56. Full Text Link.
Ferreira, D., Perestelo-.érez, L. [et al] (2014). Meta-review of CSF core biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Disease: the state-of-the-art after the new revised diagnostic criteria. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. March 24th 2014; 6: 47. Full Text Link.
Beauchet, O. Allali, G. [and] Montero-Odasso, M. (2014). Motor phenotype of decline in cognitive performance among community-dwellers without dementia: population-based study and meta-analysis. PLoS One. June 9th 2014; 9(6): e99318. Full Text Link.
Sundermann, B. Herr, D. Schwindt, W. [et al] (2014). Multivariate classification of blood oxygen level-dependent FMRI data with diagnostic intention: a clinical perspective. AJNR: American Journal of Neuroradiology. May 2014; 35(5): 848-55.
Ritchie, C. Smailagic, N. [and] Noel-Storr, AH. [et al] (2014). Plasma and cerebrospinal fluid amyloid beta for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease dementia and other dementias in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. June 10th 2014; Issue 6: No. CD008782. Full Text Link.
van den Dungen, P. van Kuijk, L. [and] van Marwijk, H. [et al] (2014). Preferences regarding disclosure of a diagnosis of dementia: a systematic review. International Psychogeriatrics. June 16th 2014: 1-16. [Epub ahead of print].
Tsivgoulis, G. Katsanos, AH. Papageorgiou, SG. [et al] (2014). The role of neurosonology in the diagnosis of vascular dementia. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. March 31st 2014. [Epub ahead of print.
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. Review. Full Text Link.
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. Full Text Link.
Cure, S. Abrams, K. Belger, M. [et al] (2014). Systematic literature review and meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy in Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementia using autopsy as standard of truth. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. May 19th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].