This short screening tool allows an overall risk score based on aggregate scores from the individual’s risk factors in three areas: age, vascular risk factors, and family history. A positive score on the calculator tool warrants further assessment with the Dementia Quick Screen. 1 Page
This test provides a quick screening test for cognitive dysfunction (frontal and temporo-parietal functioning) secondary to dementia, delirium, or a range of neurological and psychiatric illnesses. It is a component of the mini-cog assessment, also serving the function of distracter for the three-word recall. 1 Page.
The CAM-ICU is an adaptation of the Confusion Assessment Method by Inouye (1990), the most widely used instrument for diagnosing delirium by internists and non-psychiatric clinicians. The CAM-ICU is the only delirium assessment tool constructed with yes/no questions for use with nonspeaking, mechanically ventilated ICU patients. 2 Pages.