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Mental Status Examination in the Elderly

Alan M. Mandell

in Clinical Neurology of Aging

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195369298
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323012 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195369298.003.0006
Mental Status Examination in the Elderly

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Chapter 6 describes a comprehensive mental status evaluation (MSE) consisting of behavioral observation, data acquisition from an independent historian and previous records if available, and neurological and focused general physical examinations.

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Subjects: Neurology

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