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Cognitive screening tests

Instrument Reference  Time
(min) 
Cut-off score/Total score 
Mini-mental state examination  Folstein et al.,
1975 
7-10  ≤23-26/30 
Hopkins verbal learning test – total recall  Frank and Byrne,
2000 
≤14-18/36 
Memory impairment screen  Buschke et al.,
1999 
≤4/8 
Clock drawing test  Royall et al.,
1992 
1-3  Scoring methods varied 
Cambridge cognitive examination  Lolk et al.,
2000 
20  ≤80/107 
Modified mini-mental state examination  McDowell et al.,
1997 
10-15  ≤77-86/100 
Community screening interview for dementia  Hall et al.,
1993 
30  Formula used 
Montreal cognitive assessment  Nasreddine et al.,
2005 
10  ≤25/30 
Behavioural neurology assessment 
Long form
Darvesh et al.,
2005 
40-50  ≤182/250 
Behavioural neurology assessment 
Short form
Darvesh et al.,
2005 
20-30  ≤82/114 

 

Footnote

  1. "Assessing patients complaining of memory impairment",Geriatrics & Aging (April 08, volume 11, number 3), Dr. M. Masellis and Dr. S. E. Black.

Last Updated: 04/16/14
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