Overcoming the barriers to the diagnosis of dementia.


Cognitive assessment is an important skill for health care providers, particularly when considering the increasing prevalence of dementia. Studies have shown that the current diagnostic criteria for dementia are inadequate, and dementia is missed in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Screening tests, such as the Mini-Mental State Examination, detect… (More)
DOI: 10.3810/pgm.2010.07.2178


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