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Systematic review of the body of evidence for the use of biomarkers in the diagnosis of dementia.

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BACKGROUND: Although recent diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer's disease propose the use of biomarkers, validation of these biomarkers by diagnostic test accuracy studies is a necessary first step, followed by the synthesis of the evidence from these studies in systematic reviews and meta-analyses. The quality of the resulting evidence depends on the number and size of the primary studies, their quality, and the adequacy of their reporting. This systematic review assesses the weight and qualit...

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10.1016/j.jalz.2012.01.014

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Noel-Storr, AH More by this author
Flicker, L More by this author
Ritchie, CW More by this author
Nguyen, GH More by this author
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Journal:
Alzheimer's and dementia : the journal of the Alzheimer's Association
Volume:
9
Issue:
3
Pages:
e96-e105
Publication date:
2013-05-05
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EISSN:
1552-5279
ISSN:
1552-5260
URN:
uuid:45f7550b-0b62-49dd-a411-d47b5adc0c71
Source identifiers:
358339
Local pid:
pubs:358339

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