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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The within-group analysis showed a positive trend, which just failed to reach statistical significance but showed a strong effect size for the CERAD total score (p = 0.060; r = 0.70) demonstrating an improvement of the CS group (n = 12) from pre- to postintervention.
Abbreviations: CERAD, Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease; NIA/AA, National Institute on Aging/ Alzheimer's Association.
The PhD thesis of Ilona Hallikainen focuses on the progression of Alzheimer's symptoms after diagnosis and sheds new light on the usability of the CERAD neuropsychological test battery in the monitoring of the progression of the disease.
Fortunately, two of the neuropsychologic tests - the CERAD (Consortium to Establish a Registry of Alzheimer's Disease) Recognition Memory and the Trail Making B - proved to be the best predictors of subsequent conversion to dementia.
Two of the neuropsychologic tests--the CERAD (Consortium to Establish a Registry of Alzheimer's Disease) Recognition Memory and the Trail Making B--proved to be the best predictors of subsequent conversion to dementia, he said.
Fortunately, two of the neuropsychologic tests--the CERAD (Consortium to Establish a Registry of Alzheimer's Disease) Recognition Memory and the Trail Making B--proved to be the best predictors of subsequent conversion to dementia.
Arcelus et al., "Measuring Alzheimer's disease progression with transition probabilities: estimates from CERAD," Neurology, vol.
La muestra estuvo conformada por 848 personas de ambos generos, mayores de 50 anos de edad, con diferentes niveles educativos, socioeconomicos y de nacionalidad colombiana, a los cuales, se les aplico el cuestionario medico del protocolo Consorcio para el Establecimiento de un Registro para la Enfermedad de Alzheimer (CERAD) modificado y el cuestionario de quejas de memoria (Cano et al., 2002, citado por Henao et al., 2008).