Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly
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)
This Tool is used in Cognitive Decline
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Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)
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