Semin Arthritis Rheum 2021 Jun 9;51(4):819-830. Epub 2021 Jun 9.
Centre for Prognosis Studies in the Rheumatic Diseases, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto Lupus Clinic, EW, 1-412, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:
Objective: To review: 1) degree of conformity to the American College of Rheumatology neuropsychological battery (ACR-NB) among studies that used a NB, 2) review definitions of cognitive impairment (CI) from studies that used a NB, and 3) characterize measurement tools used to assess CI in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
Methods: The literature search was conducted in Ovid Medline, Embase, and PsycINFO for articles on CI in adult SLE patients. We reviewed studies that used a NB and compared their tests to the ACR-NB to assess the degree of conformity. Read More