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Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination-III (ACE-III)
This instrument is not currently available on the NINDS CDE website; however, copyright permission has been granted. A copy of the instrument can be obtained from: Neuroscience Research Australia
Supplemental: Parkinson's Disease (PD)
Short Description of Instrument
Construct measured: global cognitive function (specific on 5 domains: attention and orientation, memory, verbal fluency, language and visuospatial skills).
Generic vs. disease specific: Generic.
Means of administration: Examiner administered, six pages, requiring pen and paper.
Intended respondent (e.g., patient, caregiver, etc.): Patient.
Scoring: 18 points attention and orientation; 26 points memory; 14 points verbal fluency; 26 points language; 16 points visuospatial skills. Maximum = 100. Higher = better cognition. Scoring and administration guidelines can be accessed at: Neuroscience Research Australia
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