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Utility of testing for apraxia and associated features in dementia.

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Existing literature suggests that the presence or absence of apraxia and associated parietal deficits may be clinically relevant in differential diagnosis of dementia syndromes.This study investigated the profile of these features in Alzheimer's disease (AD) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) spectrum disorders, at first presentation.Retrospective case note analysis was undertaken in 111 patients who presented to the Oxford Cognitive Disorders Clinic, Oxford, UK, including 29 amnestic AD, 12 p...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/jnnp-2015-312945

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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Husain, M
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
87
Issue:
11
Pages:
1158-1162
Publication date:
2016-06-01
Acceptance date:
2016-04-27
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
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uuid:4c186a1c-d252-4ed3-a788-a37979b3d63f
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625505
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pubs:625505

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