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Review of Alzheimer's disease scales: is there a need for a new multi-domain scale for therapy evaluation in medical practice?

Overview of attention for article published in Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, January 2010
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (91st percentile)

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Title
Review of Alzheimer's disease scales: is there a need for a new multi-domain scale for therapy evaluation in medical practice?
Published in
Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, January 2010
DOI 10.1186/alzrt48
Pubmed ID
Authors

Philippe Robert, Steven Ferris, Serge Gauthier, Ralf Ihl, Bengt Winblad, Frank Tennigkeit

Abstract

The present review of Alzheimer's disease (AD) rating scales aims to outline the need for a new rating scale to be used in routine clinical practice for long-term medical care of AD patients. An ideal scale would be: 1) practical, easy and quick to administer for an experienced clinician; 2) validated for AD; 3) multi-domain: covering the AD-relevant areas of cognition, activities of daily living, behavior, communication/social interaction, and quality of life; 4) applicable to all AD severity stages; 5) able to monitor disease progression; and 6) sensitive to measure therapy effects.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 184 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 2%
Portugal 2 1%
Italy 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Belgium 1 <1%
Japan 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Unknown 173 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 31 17%
Researcher 30 16%
Other 27 15%
Student > Master 25 14%
Student > Bachelor 15 8%
Other 40 22%
Unknown 16 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 44 24%
Psychology 33 18%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 22 12%
Social Sciences 10 5%
Engineering 9 5%
Other 47 26%
Unknown 19 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 16. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 31 May 2018.
All research outputs
#900,022
of 13,017,042 outputs
Outputs from Alzheimer's Research & Therapy
#147
of 569 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#13,111
of 161,481 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Alzheimer's Research & Therapy
#1
of 1 outputs
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