Clinical judgement by primary care physicians for the diagnosis of all-cause dementia or cognitive impairment in symptomatic people

Sam T. Creavin*, Anna H. Noel-Storr, Edo Richard, Alexandra L. Creavin, Sarah Cullum, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Sarah Purdy

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This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Diagnostic test accuracy). The objectives are as follows: To determine the accuracy of general practitioners' overall gestalt (unaided) clinical judgement for diagnosing cognitive impairment and dementia in symptomatic people presenting to primary care. There is no comparator index test. To investigate the heterogeneity of test accuracy in the included studies.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD012558
Number of pages17
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 19 Feb 2017


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