The Montreal Cognitive Assessment, MoCA: A Brief Screening Tool For Mild Cognitive Impairment

  title={The Montreal Cognitive Assessment, MoCA: A Brief Screening Tool For Mild Cognitive Impairment},
  author={Z. Nasreddine and N. Phillips and Val{\'e}rie B{\'e}dirian and S. Charbonneau and V. Whitehead and I. Collin and J. Cummings and H. Chertkow},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  • Z. Nasreddine, N. Phillips, +5 authors H. Chertkow
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
  • OBJECTIVES To develop a 10-minute cognitive screening tool (Montreal Cognitive Assessment, MoCA) to assist first-line physicians in detection of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a clinical state that often progresses to dementia. [...] Key MethodDESIGN Validation study. SETTING A community clinic and an academic center. Expand Abstract
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