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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Subjects with stable normal cognition were slightly younger than the other subjects. Copyright American Medical Association. For discriminating between prevalent MCI and AD, there was no difference in the performance of the 2 tests. The MMSE has been the mainstay of bedside cognitive testing. As an additional approach to avoid circularity, we performed analyses in which we grouped subjects according to their CDR score.
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Get free access to newly published articles. Create a personal account to register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles. A short test of mental status: Bedside mental status assessment is only 1 aspect in the evaluation of cognitive impairment. Kokmen, James M NaessensK.
Smith, PhD ; Ronald C. Each patient underwent a 4-hour neuropsychological test, which included the MMSE 2 and a battery of standard neuropsychological tests. PY – Y1 – 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 memtal with dementia of miscellaneous causes.
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. Clinical judgment and neuropsychological testing are integral in diagnosing MCI.
The patients were derived from 2 sources: Sign in to customize your interests Sign in to your personal account. Smith, PhD ; Robert Oc.
Create a free personal account to make a comment, download free article PDFs, sign up for statys and more. Tangalos, MD ; Bradley F. The diagnosis of MCI was made if the patient met the following criteria: Sign in to download free article PDFs Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account.
A short test of mental status: description and preliminary results.
The differences between the 2 tewt 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.
Correlations With Standardized Psychometric Testing. The Short Test of Mental Status STMS was specifically developed mehtal 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.
Boeve, Mdntal ; Ronald C. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. Purchase access Subscribe now. 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 iokmen mental status assessments.
Kokmen Short Test of Mental Status
Get free access to newly published articles Create a personal account or sign in to: Ann N Y Acad Sci. 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.
AB – 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. Volunteers with and without cognitive complaints or disorders were recruited. Our results may not generalize to elderly individuals with low educational attainment.
The STMS exhibited statis similar pattern of trade-offs between sensitivity and specificity across a larger range of scores.
Back to top Article Information. 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 and performed a complete neurological examination including the STMS.
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