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Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE)

Authors: Dr. D. William Molloy and Dr. Roger Clarnette

5.0 Diagnostic Algorithm

Here is a simple diagnostic algorithm to guide the assessment of older adults presenting with cognitive impairment. Many patients are in denial or lack insight. Take a corroborative history from someone who knows the subject, privately and away from the patient.

1.0 Introduction

2.0 General Guidelines

3.0 Specific Scoring Guidelines

4.0 Total Scores

5.0 Diagnostic Algorithm

6.0 The Alzheimer’s Journey

7.0 Using the Pattern of Deficits to Distinguish between the Different Dementias

8.0 Care plan for Alzheimer’s disease (and other dementias)