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

Short CAM

Short Confusion Assessment method

Purpose : Test for delirium

Admin time : 5 min

User Friendly :  High

Administered by : Healthcare professional


Content : Four features found to have the greatest ability to distinguish delirium or reversible confusion from other types of cognitive impairment.


Author :  Inouye SK, 1990


Short CAM

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This Tool is used in Delirium

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Delirium is one of 4 sub-domains of the  

Psychological Assessment

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The Psychological Assessment is one of 8 domains of the

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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