Functional cognitive assessment scale (FUCAS): a new scale to assess executive cognitive function in daily life activities in patients with dementia and mild cognitive impairment.

@article{Kounti2006FunctionalCA,
  title={Functional cognitive assessment scale (FUCAS): a new scale to assess executive cognitive function in daily life activities in patients with dementia and mild cognitive impairment.},
  author={Fotini Kounti and Magda Tsolaki and Grigoris Kiosseoglou},
  journal={Human psychopharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={305-11}
}
BACKGROUND Several tests have been developed to examine performance of demented patients in daily life activities. However, most of them are based either on the subjective evaluation of performance by the patient him/herself, or on the reports of relatives. Functional Cognitive Assessment Scale (FUCAS) is a new reliable (alpha > 0.89 - 0.92) cognitive-behavioral scale that assesses executive function in daily life activities directly in patients with dementia. AIMS This study aimed at testing… CONTINUE READING