Letters TYM and Alzheimer’s disease

More testing needed

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b2825 (Published 15 July 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b2825
  1. Louise Robinson, chair1,
  2. Carol Brayne,
  3. Steve Iliffe
  4. for the Primary Care Clinical Studies Group, Dementia and Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network
  1. 1Primary Care Clinical Studies Group, Dementia and Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA
  1. a.l.robinson{at}ncl.ac.uk

    Although the test your memory (TYM) test for detecting Alzheimer’s disease is self administered,1 it was given out by clinic staff to referred clinic attendees with comparisons provided for defined clinical subgroups. The people filling in the questionnaires had already seen their general …

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