Cognitive screening tests as experienced by older hospitalised patients: a qualitative study.

@article{Krohne2011CognitiveST,
  title={Cognitive screening tests as experienced by older hospitalised patients: a qualitative study.},
  author={Kariann Krohne and {\AA}shild Sletteb{\o} and Astrid Bergland},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of caring sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={
          679-87
        }
}
Older people admitted to geriatric wards in hospitals are often screened for cognitive impairments. The validity and diagnostic concerns of cognitive screening tests have been subjected to comprehensive research. However, the qualitative knowledge available on how older patients themselves experience these screening tests is limited. The aim of this study is to explore the cognitive screening test experience from the older patients' perspective. Drawing on fieldwork, qualitative interviews were… CONTINUE READING
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