The Alzheimer's Questionnaire (AQ) should not be used as a definitive guide to diagnosing Alzheimer's disease (AD) or amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI).
However, it is a quick and simple-to-use indicator that may help physicians determine which individuals should be referred for more extensive memory testing.
Right now, personal care physicians (PCP) are not good at diagnosing Alzheimer's or the early stages of dementia. This is understandable.
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