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Utility of the Malayalam translation of the 7- minute screen for Alzheimer's disease risk in an Indian community.

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BACKGROUND: Alzheimer's disease (AD) is suspected to be currently under-diagnosed in India, thus the need for a brief, effective screening test for the condition. AIMS: We aimed to test the Malayalam translation of the 7-Minute Screen (7MS) for detecting those at high risk for AD and to report on the subscores used to derive the Alzheimer's risk score. SETTING AND DESIGN: This study was performed in Kerala State amongst young university students and elders in residential care homes. MATERIAL...

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10.4103/0028-3886.41994

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de Jager, CA More by this author
Thambisetty, M More by this author
Praveen, KV More by this author
Sheeba, PD More by this author
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Journal:
Neurology India
Volume:
56
Issue:
2
Pages:
161-166
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1998-4022
ISSN:
0028-3886
URN:
uuid:07d1502d-819a-47e6-9b82-34e074d503f0
Source identifiers:
140037
Local pid:
pubs:140037

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