The Zarit Burden Interview: A New Short Version and Screening Version
- Implementing Routine Cognitive Screening of Older Adults in Primary Care: Process and Impact on Physician Behavior. Borson, Soo; Scanlan, James; Hummel, Jeffrey; Gibbs, Kathy; Lessig, Mary; Zuhr, Elizabeth // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Jun2007, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p811
BACKGROUND: Early detection of cognitive impairment is a goal of high-quality geriatric medical care, but new approaches are needed to reduce rates of missed cases. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether adding routine cognitive screening to primary care visits for older adults increases rates of...
- Cognitive impairment in elderly people: Population based estimate of the future in England... Melzer, David; Ely, Margaret // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);08/23/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7106, p462
Forecasts trends on the cognitive impairment of elderly people. Rise on the prevalence of moderate or severe impairment with age; Aging estimates based on the stable age specific rates of cognitive impairment and disability.
- Mini-mental state examination (MMSE) and survival in community residents aged 85 and over. Izaks, G.J.; Folman, C.C. // Age & Ageing;May94, Vol. 23 Issue 3, British Geriatrics... pP12
Compares the survival of elderly persons with and without different stages of cognitive impairment. Use of the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE); Discrimination between different levels of cognitive function; Minimum length of follow-up; Testing for differences in survival; Hazard ratios.
- Cognitive function in the elderly. // American Family Physician;9/15/1993, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p669
Reports on physicians' unrecognition of moderate cognitive impairment in elderly persons as cited in a study of old people in Newfoundland, Canada. Testing procedure; Prevalence of cognitive impairment; Suggestion of routine testing.
- Cognitive and functional impairment. // American Family Physician;2/15/1995, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p633
Part 15. Reports on the prevention of cognitive impairment in the aged. Recommendation of the authorities on the care of elderly patients; Basics of functional impairment screening.
- Does education level determine the course of cognitive decline? Leibovici, Didier; Ritchie, Karen // Age & Ageing;Sep96, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p392
Examines cognitive change over a one-year period in elderly persons manifesting recent subclinical deterioration in at least one area of cognitive functioning. Impact of education level and young adult intelligence quotient on the degree of cognitive change; Rate of decline of secondary memory,...
- Cognitive impairment in medical inpatients. II: Do physicians miss cognitive impairment? Harwood, Daniel M.J.; Hope, Tony // Age & Ageing;Jan1997, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p36
Part II. Presents a study in recognizing cognitive impairment in elderly medical patients by medical staff. Administration of standard cognitive screening tests and interview with relatives; Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) IIIR diagnoses of causes of cognitive impairment; Clinical...
- Geriatrics defined. Hazzard, William R.; McCormick, Louis H. // Patient Care;11/15/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 21, p9
Editorial. Provides information on geriatrics. Physical and mental conditions associated with frailty; Prevalence of cognitive dysfunction among aged; Problem in geriatric disease management.
- Uncontrolled midlife hypertension may lead to cognitive deficits later. // Geriatrics;Mar96, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p14
Reports on a study published in the December 2, 1995 issue of the `Journal of the American Medical Association' which found that untreated hypertension in midlife is a risk factor for decreased cognitive functioning in old age. Implications in the evaluation of memory deficits; Possible...