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Table 2 Overview of clinical and neuropsychological assessment

From: Improved neurocognitive functions correlate with reduced inflammatory burden in atrial fibrillation patients treated with intensive cholesterol lowering therapy

  Measure Domain
Clinical Multilevel Assessment Instrument Instrumental activities of daily living
Mini Mental State Examination Cognitive screening
Memory Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test Verbal memory
Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure Test Visual memory, constructive ability
WAIS-III: digit span Working memory, concentration
Language WAIS-III: vocabulary Language, verbal expression
Verbal fluency Language, executive functioning
Executive function/speed Reaction time tasks (ERT, SRT, CRT) Reaction time, interference
WAIS-III: digit symbol coding Speed of information processing
Stroop Color-Word Test I to III Speed of information processing, interference
Trail Making Test A Motor speed, visual scanning
Executive function/switching Trail Making Test B Switching, visual scanning, motor speed
Stroop Color-Word Test IV Switching, speed of information processing, interference
  1. CRT, choice reaction time; ERT, elementary reaction time; SRT, simple reaction time; WAIS, Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale.