Mini-Mental Status Exam

Mini-Mental Status Exam

MMSE of Folstein Psychometric testing A screening mental status tests; a perfect score on the Folstein is 30; a score < 17 corresponds to probable dementia.
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In addition, they moved (in no specific order) through four workstations and performed various tasks: a mock mini-mental status exam, a numbers and alphabet word search, completion of an online job application, and a bead-making craft activity.
His immediate and recent memory were impaired, he had a score of 18 (out of 30) on the Mini-Mental Status Exam (MMSE).
of daily living, and a mini-mental status exam (Primary Care 1989;16:361-76).
Larson et al (10) showed that unsteady gait, wandering, incontinence of urine, low score on mini-mental status exam at presentation or drop of 5 points in first year, and pre-existing heart disease or diabetes predict shorter life expectancy among patients with AD.
The Mini-Mental Status Exam was used to screen for cognitive impairment, with a score of at least 24 or above indicating no cognitive impairment (Folstein, Folstein, & McHugh, 1975).
Known as the Mini-Mental Status Exam, the test gauges a number of cognitive functions including short-term recall, attention span and spatial recognition.
But physicians can improve their track records by following a few simple steps: take a complete history, administer the Folstein Mini-Mental Status Exam (FMMSE), rule out depression, perform routine laboratory testing, and consider ordering an imaging study.
Memory complaints in patients with no cognitive impairment on short cognitive screening tests, such as the mini-mental status exam, may predict dementia (SOR: B, longitudinal studies).
However, if there are indications of a potential mental status impairment, then a mini-mental status exam, including orientation and memory items should be administered.
The Mini-Mental Status Exam is one of the most frequently administered scales at Shore Behavioral Health, Ms.
Kiernan, Muller, Langston, and Van Dyke (1987) found concurrent validity when compared to the Mini-Mental Status Exam (MMSE; Folstein, Folstein, & McHugh, 1975), a widely utilized screening test for cognitive impairment.
Geriatric Depression Scale score (4,30), Mini-Mental Status Exam (7), Tinetti Gait & Balance Test, Berg Balance Test) across fall group were made using an independent t-test.