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General Practitoner's Assessment of Cognition

Purpose : GP Screening Tool for Dementia


Admin time :  10 min. 

User Friendly :  High

Administered by: GP


Content : There are two components: a cognitive assessment conducted with the patient, and an informant questionnaire (only considered necessary if the results of the cognitive section are equivocal, ie score 5-8 inclusive). Results >8 or < 5 on the GPCOG patient section were assumed to be cognitively intact or impaired, respectively. For patients requiring a informant questionnaire, scores of 3 or less out of 6 in this section indicates cognitive impairment.


Author :  (Brodaty H, 2002)


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