Mini-mental state examination

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  • SLUMS Screening Toolbox: A Case Study

    Introduction Screening tools are an important part of the physical therapy toolbox. It is the first step needed, to identify patients that are at risk for a particular medical condition. For the screening examination to be valid, it has to follows important guidelines to ensure its precision. Screening inquisitions can be arranged in a variety of frameworks, for instance, an individual answer a series of standardizing questions or a dynamic pattern; a person is engaged in selected…

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  • Frederic Chopin Persuasive Speech

    The Polonaise is a piece riddled with treacherous passages that either make the pianist leap across the keyboard or tie his fingers into mini Gordian’s knots. I found myself wishing I wouldn’t mess up as badly as I did in previous recitals . . . I could have played better. Yes, I had stage fright. Unfortunately, I seemingly could not shake off this mental affliction, as the Chopin recital showed. I had previously tried to combat stage fright with brute force:…

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  • Cognitive Function And Vitamin B1

    Cognitive function is a complicated function of human brain. The risk factors of cognitive function are not comprehensive. Cognitive function can be influenced by psychological (Santos et al.,2012 ), nutritional, medical (including medical conditions and prescription and nonprescription medications), social, economic, or behavioral, toxic environmental exposures, and genetic factors(Plassman et al., 2010) . As worldwide population aging, this topic increasingly interests researchers. There are…

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  • Standardized Language In Psychology

    statistics, and research methods. In this paper, we will going to examine the influential article in the psychological discourse community, the most cited article in the psychology journal (Van Noorden, Maher and Nuzzo 553). According to journal nature, Mini-mental…

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  • The Prevention Of Alzheimer's Disease

    diagnosis can be done only by the microscopic examination of the tissue obtained from a cerebral biopsy or at autopsy. The diagnostic procedures for Alzheimer’s disease involve multiple steps, and a Differential Diagnosis in Alzheimer Algorithm has been developed (Grossman & Porth, 2014). The presence of dementia established by clinical examination and documented by the results of a Mini-Mental State Examination, Blessed Dementia Test, or similar mental status test; no disturbance in…

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  • Nursing Case Study Alzheimer's

    Content Question 1- I would explain Alzheimer’s disease as a progressive and degenerative disorder of the brain. The most common theory is that it is a neurologic disorder of the brain, when acetylcholine levels are low. The symptoms of Alzheimer’s progress slow and generally worsen over time. The early symptoms that may suggest Alzheimer’s disease are confusion, chronic memory loss, and changes in mood. Over time the person will have loss of memory, cognitive function, and ability to perform…

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  • Senior Citizen Interview

    consume carbohydrates. She enjoys eating toast, pasta, sandwiches, and frozen meals. B.S. is aware that carbohydrates eventually break down into sugar which contributes to her problem, so she is working on reducing her carbohydrate intake. B.S. states that she does not eat many things that have refined sugar, such as candy. According to the assessment tools, B.S. is living her life in a healthy manner. Her NSI score reveals that she is at moderate risk due to answering yes to three separate…

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  • The Rates Of Hand-Handedness

    respectively. The rate of handedness conversion is 2.7% to 11.8% in prior studies based on the total population including innately right handed people. The rate of conversion of innately left handed people has not been reported. Cognition is the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge And understanding through thought , experience and the senses. It includes the ability to concentrate , remember and learn. Handedness…

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  • Alzheimer's Disease: A Case Study

    different from normal. People who have AD scored lower on the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) than their caregiver without dementia (Duke et al. 2002). This is because individual with AD have a hard time remembering things they were told to repeat or saw. The MMSE is involved with memory, the person taking the test has to remember and repeat the words that they were told at the beginning of the…

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  • The Effects Of Alzheimer's Disease

    Alzheimer’s, which at its worst case is referred to as dementia, is a progressive disease that eats away at the brain and controls the ability to function (Horr 2015) According to Mitchell Clionsky, this disease is common among people of older age causing a mental dysfunction triggering the ability to think, remember and reason as well as behavioral abilities. (Clionsky 2015) These factors can drastically affect the body emotionally. Some patients get frustrated and mad due to not remembering…

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