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Visual-spatial perception: a comparison between instruments frequently used in the primary care setting and a computerized cognitive assessment battery

Overview of attention for article published in Clinical Interventions in Aging, January 2015
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Title
Visual-spatial perception: a comparison between instruments frequently used in the primary care setting and a computerized cognitive assessment battery
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Clinical Interventions in Aging, January 2015
DOI 10.2147/cia.s92819
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Boris Punchik, Avital Shapovalov, Tzvi Dwolatzky, Yan Press

Abstract

The development of screening instruments will help the primary care team to determine when further comprehensive cognitive assessment is necessary. A retrospective analysis based on medical records. Patients referred to a comprehensive geriatric assessment unit. Cognitive screening and assessment included visual-spatial components: the Mini Mental State Examination, the Clock Drawing Test, the Montreal Cognitive Assessment Test, and the Neurotrax (Mindstreams) computerized cognitive assessment battery. The average age of the 190 eligible patients was 81.09±5.42 years. Comparing the individual tests with that of the visual-spatial index of Neurotrax, we found the Trail Making B test to be most sensitive (72.4%) and the Cube Test to have the highest specificity (72.8%). A combination of tests resulted in higher sensitivity and lower specificity. The use of a combination of visual-spatial tests for screening in neurocognitive disorders should be evaluated in further prospective studies.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 1 3%
Unknown 38 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Unspecified 8 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 15%
Student > Bachelor 5 13%
Student > Master 5 13%
Student > Postgraduate 3 8%
Other 12 31%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 11 28%
Medicine and Dentistry 10 26%
Psychology 10 26%
Neuroscience 2 5%
Decision Sciences 1 3%
Other 5 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 26 November 2015.
All research outputs
#4,648,439
of 6,611,727 outputs
Outputs from Clinical Interventions in Aging
#547
of 867 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#158,155
of 250,364 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Clinical Interventions in Aging
#30
of 44 outputs
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