Cognitive Screening Instruments

A Practical Approach
 Previously published in hardcover
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ISBN-13:
9783319831343
Einband:
Previously published in hardcover
Seiten:
351
Autor:
A. J. Larner
Gewicht:
6166 g
Format:
235x155x0 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This illustrated overview of common cognitive screening instruments includes instructions on use, strengths and weaknesses, time required for administration and scoring rules, such as how to correct for variations in the patient's age or education and more.
This revised and updated second edition provides a practical and structured overview of some of the most commonly used and easily available cognitive screening instruments applicable in the outpatient clinic and bedside setting. It now includes additional chapters on AD8 and also methodological aspects of systematic cognitive screening instrument assessment from the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group.
Expert authors from around the world equip the reader with clear instructions on the usage of each screening instrument, its strengths and weaknesses, and the time required for administration. Rules on scoring are also provided, such as how to correct for variations in the patient's age or education, and suggested cut-off scores.

Cognitive Screening Instruments : A Practical Approach, Second Edition is aimed at both clinicians and professionals in disciplines allied to medicine who are called upon to assess patients with possible cognitive disorders, including neurologists, old age psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, primary care physicians, dementia support workers, and members of memory assessment teams.

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