A systematic evidence review of the signs and symptoms of dementia and brief cognitive tests available in VA

The purpose of this report is to systematically review the evidence on identifying the signs and symptoms of dementia in undiagnosed patients, and evaluating several brief mental status measures currently being used in VHA.

Main Author: Kansagara, Devan
Corporate Authors: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, United States Veterans Health Administration, Veterans Administration Medical Center (Portland, Or.) VA Evidence-Based Synthesis Program (ESP) Center
Other Authors: Freeman, Michele
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: [Washington, D.C.] Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research & Development Service 2010, [2010]
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The purpose of this report is to systematically review the evidence on identifying the signs and symptoms of dementia in undiagnosed patients, and evaluating several brief mental status measures currently being used in VHA.
Item Description:Title from PDF cover. - "April 2010.". - "Evidence-based synthesis program.". - "Prepared for: Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Health Services Research & Development Service, Washington, DC 20420. Prepared by: VA Evidence-based Synthesis Program (ESP) Center, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR.". - "VA-ESP Project #05-225"--back of cover. - Mode of access: World Wide Web