Cognitive Screening Instruments: A Practical Approach

Cognitive Screening Instruments: A Practical Approach

by Andrew Larner (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447124511
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 08/31/2012
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 247
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

AJ Larner is a consultant neurologist at the Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction to cognitive screening instruments: rationale, desiderata, and assessment of utility.- The Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE): an update on its diagnostic validity for cognitive disorders.- MMSE variants and subscores.- Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination (ACE) and its Revision (ACE-R).- Clock Drawing Test.- Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA): concept and clinical review.- DemTect.- The IQCODE: using informant reports to assess cognitive change in the clinic and in older individuals living in the community.- TYM (Test Your Memory) Testing.- The General Practitioner Assessment of Cognition (GPCOG).- 6-CIT: Six-item Cognitive Impairment Test.- Conclusion: place of cognitive screening instruments: test characteristics and suspected diagnosis.

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