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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AJ Larner is a consultant neurologist at the Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK.
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Details of commonly used and easily available cognitive screening instruments, their application, and their advantages and disadvantages
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Summaries and recommendations regarding the diagnostic use of particular cognitive screening instruments, which informs and guides readers in their own practice