Table 2

Clinical and neuropathological standards and tests followed by the selected studies

Studies

Hisayama Study

CC75C

Vantaa 85+

CFAS

HAAS

Cache County study


Dementia clinical diagnosis criteria

Screening tools and general measures for cognitive decline

MMSE

X

X

X

X

X

3MS

X

IQCODE

X

X

HAS

*

SPMSQ

X

MHIS

X

X

Cummings-Benson

X

Blessed dementia scale

*

X

Neuropsych. Inventory

X

Dementia Questionnaire

*

X

CASI

CAMDEX

*

X

AGECAT

X

CAMCOG

*

X

X

GMS

X

CDR

X

X

X

X

DSR

X

DSM-III-R

X

*

X

X

X

X

Dementia type diagnosis criteria

NINCDS-ADRDA

X

X

X

X

IWG-NINCDS-AIREN

X

X

ADDTC

X

Hasegawa's Dementia Scale

X

Neuropat hological investigation standards

NIA-RI

X

CERAD

X

X

X

X

X

X

Blood sample collected

* in some

X

* in some

X

X

Neuroimaging

X in some

* postmortem MRI on 145 brains

X

X

Depression diagnosis criteria

Hamilton Depression Scale

X

Clinical Interview for Depression

X

Nottingham Life Satisfaction Index

X

Zung Depression Status Inventory

X

X

Activities of Daily Living

ADL

X

X

X

X

IADLS

*

X

*

Modified Townsend ALD Scale

X

Other

Neurologic examination Hearing and vision tests

Videos East Boston Memory Tests


X Data routinely collected with some mention in published literature

* Data known to have been collected although not referred to yet in the literature

3MS – modified Mine Mental State Examination [116]

ADDTC – California Alzheimer Disease Diagnostic and Treatment Centers (used for clinical diagnosis of Vascular Dementia) [117]

ADL – Activities of Daily Living [118]

AGECAT – Automated Geriatric Examination for Computer-Assisted Taxonomy [119]

CAMCOG – Cambridge Cognition Examination [120]

CAMDEX – Cambridge Examination for Mental Disorders of the Elderly [121]

CASI – Cognitive Abilities Screening Instrument [122]

CDR – Clinical Dementia Rating [123]

DSR – Dementia Severity Rating Scale [124]

GSM – Geriatric Mental State [125]

HAS – History and Aetiology Schedule (informant interview) [109]

IADLS – Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Scale [126]

IQCODE – Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly [127]

IWG-NINCDS-AIREN – International Work Group of the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke and the Association Internationale pour la Recherche et l'Enseignement en Neuroscience (used for the clinical diagnosis of Vascular Dementia) [128]

MMSE – Mini Mental State Examination [129]

MHIS – Modified Hatchinski Ischaemic Score [130, 131]

NINCDS-ADRDA – National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke and the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association [132]

SPMSQ – Short Portable Mental Status Questionaire [133]

Zaccai et al. BMC Neurology 2006 6:2   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-6-2

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