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Screening for HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND)

Purpose:

To screen an HIV-positive patient with the HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder (HAND) score of Cysique et al.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

other testing, selection

ICD-10:

B23.8

Description:

Cysique et al developed an algorithm for identifying HIV-associated neurocogntiive disorders (HAND) in HIV-positive patients. This can help to identify a patient who may require a more in-depth assessment. The authors are from University of New South Wales and St. Vincent's Hospital in Sydney, Australia.

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