Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer's Disease Workup

Jasvinder P. Chawla, MD, MBA; Shaheen E. Lakhan, MD, PhD, MS, MEd


September 08, 2023

Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, is a chronic, progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized by cognitive and behavioral impairment. The only way to make a definitive diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease is through an autopsy or brain biopsy. In routine practice, the diagnosis is usually made on the basis of a patient's history and mental status examination, with clinical, neuropsychological, and neuroimaging assessments. Patients are typically diagnosed during the mild stage of disease.

How much do you know about the routine workup of Alzheimer's disease? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.


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