CERAD

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CERAD

The Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease. A neurological testing instrument used to assess patients with Alzheimer’s disease.

Components
Verbal fluency test; Boston Naming Test; MMSE; 10-item word recall; constructional praxis; delayed recall of praxis items.

Time required
20–30 minutes.

Pros
Convenient and effective at assessing and tracking cognitive decline.
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