KOKMEN SHORT TEST OF MENTAL STATUS PDF

Kokmen E, Naessens JM, Offord KP. A short test of mental status (encompassing about 5 minutes) was administered to 93 consecutive neurologic outpatients. The Short Test of Mental Status (STMS) was specifically developed for use in 4 behavioral neurologists (Emre Kokmen, MD [deceased], B.F.B., D.S.K., and. The Short Test of Mental Status can be administered to patients in inpatient and outpatient settings in approximately 5 Kokmen E, Naessens JM, Offord KP.

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By this strategy, the diagnostic groupings were based on future status; although we used the same instruments and procedures as at baseline, subjects were grouped according to clinical course.

Knopman, MD ; Yonas E. A consensus meeting was held weekly to review each patient’s examination results. Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account. J Am Geriatr Soc. Sign in to save your search Sign in to your personal account. Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, and more. Because the CDR included information obtained from the patient’s medical history, the global CDR score assigned to each patient contained additional information not derived from the mental status assessments.

Thus, in general, this easily administered test distinguishes demented from nondemented patients, but it should not be used as the sole means of diagnosing dementia. We used t tests for bivariate comparisons. Another limitation in this data set was that our subjects were relatively well educated. The Short Test of Mental Status STMS was specifically developed for use in dementia assessment and was intended to be more sensitive to problems of learning and mental agility that may be seen in mild cognitive impairment MCI.

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A short test of mental status: description and preliminary results.

Each patient was evaluated by either a behavioral neurologist or a behavioral neurology fellow, who obtained a medical history from the patient and corroborating sources mntal performed a complete neurological examination including the STMS. Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, customize your interests, and more. Get free access to newly published articles.

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Our website uses cookies to enhance your experience. Corresponding author and reprints: The patients were derived from 2 sources: American Psychiatric Association; Subjects were given a consensus evaluation based on all of the current information listed earlier and were evaluated as having normal cognition, MCI, or dementia according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Revised Third Edition.

PY – Y1 – Statuss – A short etatus of mental status encompassing about 5 minutes was administered to 93 consecutive neurologic outpatients without dementia, 67 outpatients with Alzheimer-type dementia, and 20 outpatients with dementia of miscellaneous causes.

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Purchase access Subscribe now. Mayo Clinic Proceedings62 4 Smith, PhD ; Ronald C. Correlations With Standardized Psychometric Testing. Get free access to newly published articles. Volunteers with and without cognitive complaints or disorders were recruited.

The MMSE has been the mainstay of bedside cognitive testing.

Our results may not generalize to elderly individuals with low educational attainment. Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign ztatus for alerts, customize your interests, and more.

Description and preliminary results.

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A short test of mental status: description and preliminary results.

Sign in to customize your interests Sign in to your personal account. The differences tesst the 2 tests were modest, and the most conservative comparison of the STMS and the MMSE would be to say that they were very similar overall in their diagnostic accuracy.

N2 – A short test of mental status encompassing about 5 minutes was administered to 93 consecutive neurologic outpatients without dementia, 67 outpatients with Alzheimer-type dementia, and 20 outpatients with dementia of miscellaneous causes. Sign in to make a comment Sign in to your personal account. Create a free personal account to access your subscriptions, sign up for alerts, and more. Carpenter, BS, for assistance with this project.