Alzheimer Disease Assessment Scale-Cognitive | definition of Alzheimer Disease Assessment Scale-Cognitive by Medical dictionary
ADAS-Cog (redirected from Alzheimer Disease Assessment Scale-Cognitive)
ADAS-Cog An 11-part neurological testing instrument used to assess patients with Alzheimer’s disease. ADAS-Cog is used as a primary outcome measure in many drug trials, and regarded as the best brief exam for assessing language and memory skills.
More thorough than Blessed or MMSE.
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These differences are highly statistically significant, but the effect size is small: No trial has found a 2-point difference on the 30-point Mini-Mental State Examination or a 4-point difference on the 70-point Alzheimer Disease Assessment Scale-cognitive