Cambridge Mental Disorders of ordinal the Elderly Examination (CAMDEX)

Cambridge Mental Disorders of ordinal the Elderly Examination (CAMDEX)
Roth‚ 1986‚ 1998
 
Summary of the Content of the CAMCOG Section of the CAMDEX
Cognitive function‚ (Summary of content)‚ Maximum score
Orientation‚ (Date; season; place) 10
Language: comprehension‚ (Following instructions; reading comprehension; and expression logical reasoning; naming; writing) 30
Memory: remote‚ recent‚ and learning (Historical people; current politicians; immediate and delayed recall recall) 27
Attention and calculation Praxis‚ (Counting backward; serial sevens; calculation Copying designs (pentagons‚ spirals‚ clock 12 drawing); following instructions) 9
Abstract thinking (Similarities) 8
Perception (Recognizing famous people and objects) 9
ex‎ecutive function (Animal naming; similarities; developing ideas; visual reasoning.) 28
 
 

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