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The University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (UPSIT) is the most commonly used test to detect olfactory impairment in Parkinson's disease (PD), but the cut-off score for clinical purposes is often difficult to establish because of age and sex effects. The current work aims to study the sensitivity and specificity of the UPSIT Spanish version and its accuracy in discriminating PD patients at different age groups from healthy controls (HC), and to perform an item analysis.
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Name: Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists
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To assess the effects of radiation dose reduction on image quality and diagnostic accuracy of abdominal computed tomography (CT) in young adults with suspected acute diverticulitis.
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Conflict between Spain and the United States, arising out of Spanish policies in Cuba.
Parkinson's is a progressive neurological condition, affecting one person in every 500, 95% of which are over 40. It is caused by degeneration of more than 70% of the substantia nigra, which depletes the dopamine (the neurotransmitter involved in pro...