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Table 1 Overview of the available pencil and paper tests (part 1: short screening instruments)

From: Brief cognitive screening instruments for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease: a systematic review

Tests between 2 and 5 min
Abbreviation Free?* Duration in minutes Memory Language Orientation Executive functions Praxis Visuospatial abilities Attention
 CDT [15] Yes 2     v   v  
 AQT [24] No 3–5        v
 Qmci [25] Yes 3–5    v v   v  
 Mini-Cog [26] Yes 2–4 v      v  
 Phototest [27] Yes 3 v v      
 SPMT [28] ? 2–4 v       
 MIS [29] Yes 4 v       
 RCS [30] Yes < 3 v    v   v  
 6 CIT [31] ? 2–3 v   v     v
 SIS [32] Yes 2–5 v   v     
 10-CS [33] Yes 3 v v v     
 K-D test [34] No 1–2        v
  1. *Free of charge
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