National Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnostic Guidelines

In 2011,clinical diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer’s disease dementia were revised, andresearch guidelines for earlier stages of the disease were characterized toreflect a deeper understanding of the disorder. Development of the newguidelines was led by the National Institutes of Health and the Alzheimer’sAssociation.

For moreinformation, visit the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the Alzheimer'sAssociation.


Courtesy of the National Institutes on Aging and the Alzheimer’sAssociation.

The DSHS Clinical BestPractices for the Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Pharmaceutical andNon-Pharmaceutical Treatment of Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease are underreview for updates.