What to expect during alzheimer's disease testing and diagnosis
Short of examining brain tissue at autopsy, presently no single test can definitively diagnose Alzheimer’s disease (AD). However, a knowledgeable physician can clinically diagnose the disease with an accuracy of up to 90% by methodically ruling out other illnesses with similar symptoms.
The work-up basically includes three levels of assessment, ranging through patient history, physical and neurological examination, laboratory and neuropsychological tests, and brain imaging. - tele-management.ca