Utility of a modified Mini-Mental State Examination with extended delayed recall in screening for mild cognitive impairment and dementia among community dwelling elders.

@article{Loewenstein2000UtilityOA,
  title={Utility of a modified Mini-Mental State Examination with extended delayed recall in screening for mild cognitive impairment and dementia among community dwelling elders.},
  author={David A. Loewenstein and Warren Barker and Dylan G Harwood and Cheryl Luis and Amarilis Acevedo and Isabel Rodr{\'i}guez and Ranjan Duara},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2000},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={434-40}
}
The objective of this study was to test the utility of additional delayed recall of the three recall items of the Folstein Mini Mental State Evaluation (MMSE) as a screening measure for mild cognitive impairment and dementia in the elderly. It used a cross-sectional study of subjects, who were administered a brief memory screening battery which included the MMSE and extended delayed recall of the three MMSE recall items at 5 minute intervals. The criteria for cognitive status was determined on… CONTINUE READING

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