serial sevens test

serial sevens test

Neurology A test of subtracting 7 from 100, from 93, from 86, etc, to test consciousness, used when administering general anesthesia pre-surgery. See Mini-mental test.

serial sevens test

A test of mental status. The patient is asked to subtract 7 from 100 and to take 7 from that value and continue serially.
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