Neuropsychological tests for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease dementia and other dementias: a generic protocol for cross-sectional and delayed-verification studies

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  • Diagnostic

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

  • To determine the cross-sectional diagnostic accuracy of [index test] at various thresholds for ADD and other dementias [target condition] in [target population].

OR

  • To determine the accuracy of [index test] at various thresholds for diagnosing ADD and other dementias [target condition] in [target population] after a follow-up period (delayed-verification studies).

  • To investigate the heterogeneity of test accuracy in the included studies.  

  • To highlight the quality and quantity of research evidence available on the effectiveness of the index test in the target population.  

  • To identify gaps in the evidence and determine where further research is required.

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