1. The committee will recommend a brief cognitive assessment that is optimised for centres with perhaps one or few staff members, who may not have neuropsychological training.
  2. The recommended assessment will be constructed to maximise international use, although in the first instance suitability may only be established for certain areas of the world.
  3. The committee will review relevant scientific papers and evaluate possible scales for psychometric qualities, international application, ease of administration, feasibility in the specified context and acceptability to patients.
  4. A consensus opinion article will be published by the committee, which will comprise the objectives, a literature review, and recommendations.
  5. The committee will agree and publish an international validation protocol
  6. The committee will agree and publish guidelines on test-retest times and significant changes to BICAMS.


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