Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination

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Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination

A global cognitive bedside test introduced in 1997 at Addenbrooke’s (Cambridge) and revised in 2006, which incorporates the widely used and validated Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), coupled with expanded memory, language and visuospatial components, plus a test of verbal fluency. The ACE detects early dementia and reliably distinguishes between frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions, including affective disorders. It has been adopted in 140 countries and is freely available in different languages.
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