Executive functions were evaluated by the stroop test, digit span test, clock-drawing test and the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) additionally to the first evaluation.
Also, there was a trend for worsening in the clock-drawing test results.
The women took three cognitive exams - the mini-mental statement examination to evaluate the global cognitive status, a clock-drawing
test to determine the women's executive functions (planning, problem-solving, verbal reasoning) and the Boston Abbreviated Test to assess the women's memory.
Solomon said there are a number of validated cognition screening tools that can be used by practitioners, including the Mini-Mental State Examination, verbal fluency test, and clock-drawing
A: The mainstays that we use for mental status testing include the clock-drawing
The clock-drawing test in elderly Italian community dwellers: associations with sociodemographic status and risk factors for vascular cognitive impairment.
Validity of clinical use of the clock-drawing test in Thai elderly patients with memory problems.
The Mini-Cog screening test takes 1-3 minutes to administer and involves a three-item recall portion to assess memory and a clock-drawing
The Mini-Cog uses a three-item recall test and a clock-drawing
Alternatively; the Mini-Cog--a three-word recall task plus a simple clock-drawing
test--has been shown to be at least as effective as the MMSE in detecting dementia in a variety of populations, including ethnically diverse ones (Int.
WASHINGTON -- The driving performance of older persons can be assessed accurately in 5 minutes or less by adapting the clock-drawing
test that is traditionally used to evaluate suspected dementia.
Alternatively, the Mini-Cog--a three-word recall task plus a simple clock-drawing
test--has been shown to be at least as effective as the Mini-Mental State Examination in detecting dementia in a variety of populations, including ethnically diverse ones (Int.