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NEU screen shows high accuracy in detecting cognitive impairment in older persons living with HIV

Author
Prats, A.; López, E.; Perez, N.; Garolera, M.; Fumaz, C.R.; Ferrer, M.; Clotet, B.; Muñoz-Moreno, J.A.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
JANAC: journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Date of publication
2019-01-01
Volume
30
Number
1
First page
35
Last page
41
DOI
10.1097/JNC.0000000000000003
URL
https://insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=00001782-201902000-00006 Open in new window
Abstract
The NEUrocognitive (NEU) Screen is a practical tool proposed to screen for HIV-associated cognitive impairment in the clinical setting. This is a pencil-and-paper method that can be applied rapidly (=10 minutes for administration) and has no copyright limitations. In this study, we aimed at investigating its diagnostic accuracy in an older population of persons living with HIV (PLWH), with cutoffs set at 30, 40, 50, and 60 years. Data were collected from a sample of 368 PLWH who underwent a comp...
Keywords
Aging, Cognitive impairment, HIV infection, Older population, Screening
Group of research
GRBIO - Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Research Group

Participants

  • Prats París, Anna  (author)
  • López Masramon, Estela  (author)
  • Perez Alvarez, Nuria  (author)
  • Garolera Freixa, Maite  (author)
  • Rodriguez Fumaz, Carmina  (author)
  • Ferrer, Maria  (author)
  • Clotet, Bonaventura  (author)
  • Muñoz Moreno, Jose Antonio  (author)