Mini Mental State Exam

Mini Mental State Exam

A mental status screening instrument which tests arithmetic, memory and orientation. A perfect score on the Mini-Mental is 30; a score < 17 corresponds to probable dementia. The test’s sensitivity may be lower with patients whose educational level is less than that of 9th grade; it may miss frontal lobe dementia.

Mini-Mental Status Exam Areas of mental status (range of points)
• Orientation to time (0 to 5)
• Orientation to place (0 to 5)
• Registration (0 to 3)
• Attention and calculation (0 to 5)
• Recall (0 to 3)
• Language (0 to 2)
• Repetition 0 to 1)
• Complex commands (0 to 6).
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