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Living with Dementia

Mini Mental State Examination

Cognition and Cognitive Testing

As noted above, the diagnoses of mild cognitive impairment and dementia of the Alzheimer type both require the presence of memory impairment. To distinguish between MCI and DAT, it is important to determine the degree and course of memory impairment, the presence or absence of additional domains of cognitive dysfunction, and the impact of… Cognition and Cognitive Testing   

Memory test ‘identifies Alzheimer’s early’

Doctors will be able to identify the initial signs of Alzheimer’s disease earlier thanks to a new 10 minute, picture-based memory test.

The iPad-based test will enable GPs to test patients in high street surgeries, rather than having to refer them to specialist clinics, which could drive up diagnosis rates.

Currently only 40 per… Memory test ‘identifies Alzheimer’s early’   

Enid and George - Life with dementia

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