Dementia Screener is a free software application from the Health & Nutrition subcategory, part of the Home & Hobby category.
The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2012-05-20. The program can be installed on Android.
Dementia Screener is an layman's app to diagnose if someone has symptoms of dementia. This screening was first designed by Mundt JC, Freed DM, Greist JH and published in Lay person-based screening for early detection of Alzheimer's disease: development and validation of an instrument. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11833978) and the second screener is based on the AD8: a brief informant interview to detect dementia (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16116116). Both apps are designed to make screening for dementia easy for the layman, promote early diagnosis and the detection of dementia.
The screeners are digitised by Lau Cher Chien of the Bioinformatics Research Group (BIRG), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
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The Author does not provide any medical advice on the app, and the information should not be so construed or used. Using and accessing the app and/or providing personal or medical information to the Author does not create a physician-patient relationship between you and the Author. Nothing contained in the app is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You should not rely on anything contained in the app, and you should consult a physician licensed in your state in all matters relating to your health. You hereby agree that you shall not make any health or medical related decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in the app.
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