A comparative evaluation of the short orientation memory concentration test of cognitive impairment.

@article{Davous1987ACE,
  title={A comparative evaluation of the short orientation memory concentration test of cognitive impairment.},
  author={Paris R La Davous and Yvon A. Lamour and E Debrand and Pierre Rondot},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1987},
  volume={50 10},
  pages={1312-7}
}
In order to assess the relative sensitivity and specificity of Katzman's short orientation memory concentration test (OMCT), 89 non demented patients and 44 patients affected by vascular or degenerative dementia were consecutively evaluated by three different mental status tests. The OMCT appeared equivalent to the Mini Mental State Examination in identifying dementia. Optimum sensitivity and specificity, respectively 88% and 94%, were achieved by a 10/11 cut-off score, giving a 11% false… CONTINUE READING