Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

miniCOG

Purpose : instrument to screen for cognitive impairment in older adults

 

Admin time :  5-10 min. 


User Friendly :  High


Administered by: Healthcare provider

 

Content : A 3-item recall component is combined with a simplified Clock Drawing Test (CDT

 

Author :  Borson S, 2003

 

Copyright : Public domain

 

Clinical Use

Universities/Foundations/Health Professionals/Hospitals/Clinics/Public Health Institutes:

Mini-Cog© may be used, reproduced, and distributed WITHOUT permission. The test should be made available free of charge to patients.

 

Educational Use

Universities/Foundations/Health Professionals/Hospitals/Clinics/Public Health Institutes:

Mini-Cog© may be used, reproduced, and distributed WITHOUT permission. The test should be made available free of charge to patients. Written permission and Licensing Agreement is required if funded by commercial entity or pharma.

Language  Accessibility

The miniCOG is available in several other languages

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miniCOG Administration and Scoring

This Tool is used in Cognitive Decline

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forgetful old man

Cognitive Decline is one of 4 sub-domains of the  

Psychological Assessment

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The PsychologicalAssessment is one of 8 domains of the

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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