Online App to Help Diagnose Alzheimer’s Enters Initial Trial Stage

Online App to Help Diagnose Alzheimer’s Enters Initial Trial Stage
A student-led team of researchers at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) in St. Louis, Missouri, has developed an online app designed to streamline the process of Alzheimer's disease diagnosis. It provides physicians with more information about patients before they are evaluated in person, enabling physicians to assess and assist patients more quickly. Less time spent on information gathering to determine a patient's condition frees up more time for doctors to explain the life-changing implications of an Alzheimer's diagnosis to patients and their families, and to discuss treatment options. "This app is not meant to replace the visit with the physician," WUSM MD/PhD student Robert Chen explained in a
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