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Mini Mental State Exam

"The Texas Tech Medcast is a podcast for medical residents, medical students, practicing physicians, and others involved in medical education and high quality, patient-centered primary care." "This episode illustrates the use of the Mini Mental State Exam (MMSE), a brief instrument useful for assessing mental status in the elderly. Learning Objectives: the physician audience should be able to: Identify at least 3 clinical purposes of the MMSE; List the benefits and limitations of using the MMSE to assess an elderly patient; Be able to administer and score the MMSE; and Describe implications of the MMSE for treatment decisions This episode was recorded and edited during a seminar at the Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) Conference at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky, on... Show More


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