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A brief and feasible paper-based method to screen for neurocognitive impairment in HIV-infected patients: The NEU screen

Author
Muñoz-Moreno, J.A.; Prats, A.; Perez, N.; Fumaz, C.R.; Garolera, M.; Doval, E.; Negredo, E.; Ferrer, M.; Clotet, B.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes
Date of publication
2013-08-15
Volume
63
Number
5
First page
585
Last page
592
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0b013e31829e1408 Open in new window
Abstract
Objective: Practical screening methods are necessary to detect neurocognitive impairment (NCI) in HIV-infected patients. We aimed to find a brief and feasible paper-based tool to facilitate the diagnosis of an HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder. Methods: A total of 106 HIV-infected outpatients with variable clinical characteristics were recruited in a multicenter investigation. NCI was diagnosed using a standardized neuropsychological tests battery (7 areas, 21 measures, ~2 hours). Multiple ...
Keywords
HIV infection, Neurocognitive impairment, Screening methods
Group of research
GRBIO - Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Research Group

Participants

  • Muñoz Moreno, Jose Antonio  (author)
  • Prats París, Anna  (author)
  • Perez Alvarez, Nuria  (author)
  • Rodriguez Fumaz, Carmina  (author)
  • Garolera Freixa, Maite  (author)
  • Doval, Eduardo  (author)
  • Negredo Puigmal, Eugènia  (author)
  • Ferrer Lasala, Maria Jose  (author)
  • Clotet Sala, Bonaventura  (author)