Annual wellness visits are supposed to include cognitive assessments, but only 16% of elders are asked about problems with memory or thinking. As a result, nearly ½ of Americans with Alzheimer’s have not been diagnosed. That’s about to change in the state of Massachusetts. A new law in Massachusetts requires that all doctors, nurses, and physician assistants are trained in Alzheimer’s diagnosis and care. Part of this care requires routine cognitive assessments.
It’s an excellent tool in cognitive assessment! I use the results to reassure patients, to prompt further testing, and to follow patients longitudinally.Dr. L. Algase, Partners in Internal Medicine
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