Psychometric properties of the Flemish translation of the NEECHAM Confusion Scale
- APPENDIX B. // Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Concepts of Care in Evidence-;2006, p916
A list of components that are considered critical in the assessment of the mental status of a client is presented.
- Confusion. // American Medical Association Family Medical Guide;2004, p234
A diagram that aids a person in identifying the symptoms of confusion is presented.
- Mental Status Examination in Primary Care: A Review. SNYDERMAN, DANIELLE; ROVNER, BARRY W. // American Family Physician;10/15/2009, Vol. 80 Issue 8, p809
The mental status examination is an essential tool that aids physicians in making psychiatric diagnoses. Familiarity with the components of the examination can help physicians evaluate for and differentiate psychiatric disorders. The mental status examination includes historic report from the...
- Screening for Organic Mental Syndromes in the Medically Ill. Jacobs, John; Bernhard, Michael; Delgado, Andrea; Strain, James // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jan77, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p40
Presents a study which discussed the role of cognitive deficiencies in medical patients and offered suggestions regarding the usefulness of a mental status questionnaire to a medical service. Significance of the prompt detection of an organic mental syndrome; Disadvantages of mental status...
- The Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS): Rationale and Standardisation. Kay, S. R.; Opler, L. A.; Lindenmayer, J.-P. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Nov89 Supplement, Vol. 155, p59
The article discusses the thorough process of psychometric standardization for the production of the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS). Provision of strict operational criteria to permit objective measurement is implied by the process. Reliability analysis and validation along the...
- Folstein Mini Mental Status Exam, Folstein Mini Mental State Exam. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p890
An encyclopedia entry for "Folstein Mini Mental Status Exam or Folstein Mini Mental State Exam" which refers to a test used to determine cognitive function among individuals suspected of delirium or dementia is presented.
- The Study to EEG Synchronization in Alzheimer's Disease Based on New S Estimator Method. Dong Wen; Ruihong Chen // Journal of Convergence Information Technology;Dec2012, Vol. 7 Issue 22, p1
Synchronization decay of resting state EEG has shown that cognitive dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease (AD) was relevant to a loss of functional connectivity in intermediate frequency bands. The new S estimator (NSE) proposed recently by us quantifies synchronization between neuronal signals at...
- Increasing Screening Accuracy in Patients with Dementia. MILLER, KARL // American Family Physician;2/15/1999, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p1025
Deals with the study `Combining cognitive testing and informant report to increase accuracy in screening for dementia,' by A. Mackinnon and R. Mulligan which appeared in the November 11, 1998 issue of the `American Journal of Psychiatry.' Study participants; Mean scores; Improvement in the...
- Cognitive Decline in Patients with Alzheimerâ€™s Disease and Its Related Factors in a Memory Clinic Setting, Shanghai, China. Zhao, Qianhua; Zhou, Bin; Ding, Ding; Teramukai, Satoshi; Guo, Qihao; Fukushima, Masanori; Hong, Zhen // PLoS ONE;Apr2014, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p1
Objectives: Progressive cognitive decline is a characteristic hallmark of AD. It is important to identify prognostic markers to improve patient care and long-term planning. We aimed to identify the characteristics of disease progression in AD patients, focusing on cognitive decline and its...