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Table 2 Overview of the available pencil and paper tests (part 2: longer screening instruments)

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

Tests between 5 and 20 min
Abbreviation Free?* Duration in minutes Memory Language Orientation Executive functions Praxis Visuospatial abilities Attention
 MMSE [5] No 5–10 v v v   v v v
 7 MS [35] No 7–15 v   v v    
 ACE-R [36] Yes 12–20 v v v    v v
 ACE-III [37] Yes   v v     v v
 M-ACE [38] Yes < ACE-R v v v v   v  
 BCAT [39] No 10–15 v v v v   v v
 Brief KSCAr [40] Yes 15 v   v v   v v
 Mini-KSCAr [41] Yes 10 v   v v   v  
 COST [42] Yes 5–10 v v v v v v v
 CONCOG [43] Yes 5–10 v v v v   v  
 DemTect [44] Yes 8–10 v v      v
 Eurotest [45] Yes 8–9 v v      v
 FOME [46] No 15 v       
  1. *Free of charge
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