Characteristics of the GPCOG, a screening tool for cognitive impairment.

@article{Brodaty2004CharacteristicsOT,
  title={Characteristics of the GPCOG, a screening tool for cognitive impairment.},
  author={Henry Brodaty and Nicola M Kemp and L Low},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 9},
  pages={870-4}
}
BACKGROUND Early dementia diagnosis is aided by the use of brief screening tests; scores can be biased by patient and informant characteristics such as age, gender and education. OBJECTIVE To assess whether the General Practitioner's Assessment of Cognition (GPCOG), a brief screening tool for detecting cognitive impairment comprising a patient cognitive test and questions to an informant, is biased by patient and informant characteristics. DESIGN Sixty-seven general practitioners recruited… CONTINUE READING

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The GPCOG , Cambridge Mental Disorder of the Elderly Examination cognitive scale ( CAMCOG ) , Geriatric Depression Scale ( GDS ) , and the SF-12 Health Survey ( SF-12 ) were administered and demographic data were collected and consensus DSM - IV diagnoses of dementia made .
The GPCOG , Cambridge Mental Disorder of the Elderly Examination cognitive scale ( CAMCOG ) , Geriatric Depression Scale ( GDS ) , and the SF-12 Health Survey ( SF-12 ) were administered and demographic data were collected and consensus DSM - IV diagnoses of dementia made .
The GPCOG , Cambridge Mental Disorder of the Elderly Examination cognitive scale ( CAMCOG ) , Geriatric Depression Scale ( GDS ) , and the SF-12 Health Survey ( SF-12 ) were administered and demographic data were collected and consensus DSM - IV diagnoses of dementia made .
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