Cognitive assessment tools: Limitations in general practice – Your questions answered

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In this episode:

  • Diagnosis of dementia or cognitive impairment is primarily by the patient’s history
  • Cognitive assessment tools are not screening or diagnostic tests without thorough history assessment
  • GPs should become familiar with the correct administration of the tools and choose the one that will be most appropriate for the patient 

 

Guest: Dr Hilton Koppe, General Practitioner

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

Total time: 36 minutes

 

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Last Updated: 6 Feb, 2024

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