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Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

4AT

4 A's Test

Purpose : Rapid assessment test for delirium and cognitive impairment


Admin time :  10 min.


User Friendly :  High


Administered by : Any health professional at first contact with the patient, and at other times when delirium is suspected.

 

Content : The 4AT incorporates the Months Backwards test and the Abbreviated Mental Test - 4  (AMT4), which are validated short tests for cognitive impairment. This provides basic cognitive testing, aimed at detecting moderate-severe cognitive impairment, alongside assessment for delirium.

 

Author :  Prof Alasdair MacLullich (Edinburgh Delirium Research Group, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland), and Dr Tracy Ryan and Dr Helen Cash (NHS Lothian, Scotland), 2011

Copyright : free to use  (https://www.the4at.com/)

4AT

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This Tool is used in Delirium

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