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Release Date: June 2003
This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for dementia.
Summary of Recommendation
- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the evidence is insufficient to recommend for or against routine screening for dementia in older adults.
Grade: I Statement.
Screening for Dementia, June 2003
Recommendations and Rationale (PDF File, 207 KB; PDF Help)
Summary of the Evidence (PDF File, 289 KB; PDF Help)
Systematic Evidence Review (PDF File, 2.8 MB; PDF Help)
Current as of June 2003
Screening for Dementia, Topic Page. June 2003. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsdeme.htm