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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Validation of the Brazilian version of mini-test CASI-S|
|Abstract:||Objective: To determine CASI-S accuracy in the diagnosis of dementia. Method: The Cognitive Abilities Screening Instrument - Short Form (CASI-S) was applied in 43 Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients and 74 normal controls. AD diagnosis was based on DSM-IV, NINCDS-ADRDA, and CAMDEX. CASI-S includes: registration, temporal orientation, verbal fluency (4-legged animals in 30s), and recall (3 words). Its maximum score is 33 points. A copy of 2 pentagons was added. Results: ROC curve showed an accuracy of 0.87, with standard error of 0.032, and 95% confidence intervall between 0.795 and 0.925.The cut-off score for cognitive deficit was 23, with sensitivity of 76.7%, specificity 86.5%, positive likelihood ratio (LR) 5.68, and negative LR 0.27. The cut-off score for subjects 70 years or older was 20, with sensitivity of 71.4% and specificity 97.1%. Conclusion: CASI-S is a practical test, with high specificity, particularly in individuals above 70 years of age. The adding of the drawing test did not improve its accuracy.|
|Editor:||Assoc Arquivos De Neuro- Psiquiatria|
|Citation:||Arquivos De Neuro-psiquiatria. Assoc Arquivos De Neuro- Psiquiatria, v. 63, n. 2B, n. 416, n. 421, 2005.|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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