Screening Tests for HIV associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND)
U-13 Conference; Frascati, Italy (July 2011)
Identifying HIV+ individuals at risk for HIV dementia:
- Screening tests are essential for directing limited resources for the diagnosis of dementia.
- Brief instruments have been developed for Alzheimer's MMSE).
- MMSE designed to screen for a cortical dementia (Alzheimer's) which has a different cognitive profile from HAND (subcortical- more impaired psychomotor, motor performance, less impaired recognition memory).
For more information on this conference, visit our HNRC International website.