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Brief Alzheimer Screen (BAS)

Purpose:

To screen a patient for Alzheimer's disease using the Brief Alzheimer Screen of Mendiondo et al.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, other testing

ICD-10:

G30

Description:

Mendiondo et al developed a screening test for Alzheimer’s disease that is intended to be brief and easily administered. This can help identify patients who may benefit from a more complete evaluation. The authors are from the University of Kentucky.

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