Increased Diagnostic Accuracy of Digital vs. Conventional Clock Drawing Test for Discrimination of Patients in the Early Course of Alzheimer’s Disease from Cognitively Healthy Individuals

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Müller, Stephan ; Preische, Oliver ; Heymann, Petra ; Elbing, Ulrich ; Laske, Christoph (2017)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, volume 9 (issn: 1663-4365, eissn: 1663-4365)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2017.00101, pmc: PMC5386968
  • Subject: clock drawing test | screening | Neuroscience | early Alzheimer’s disease | Original Research | online-drawing | amnestic mild cognitive impairment
    mesheuropmc: behavioral disciplines and activities | mental disorders

The conventional Clock Drawing Test (cCDT) is a rapid and inexpensive screening tool for detection of moderate and severe dementia. However, its usage is limited due to poor diagnostic accuracy especially in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The diagnostic ... View more
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