Clock‐drawing: is it the ideal cognitive screening test?

@article{Shulman2000ClockdrawingII,
  title={Clock‐drawing: is it the ideal cognitive screening test?},
  author={Kenneth I. Shulman},
  journal={International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry},
  year={2000},
  volume={15}
}
  • K. Shulman
  • Published 1 June 2000
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
Objective. The clock‐drawing test has achieved widespread clinical use in recent years as a cognitive screening instrument and a significant amount of literature relates to its psychometric properties and clinical utility. This review aims to synthesize the available evidence and assess the value of this screening test according to well‐defined criteria. 

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