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Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire?
Evidence of Better  Shorter Tests for Dementia



 Alex Mitchell
 Consultant  Hon SnR L...
When is it time to retire?

• When your job is done?

• When you are no longer making a difference?

• When you have been ...
What is the most cited study in psychiatry?



• Folstein M, Folstein S, McHugh P. Mini-Mental State. A
  practical method...
2x2 =>
Where is the cut-off on the MMSE?
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)
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Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)

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This is an academic presentation from the 20th Cardiff Old Age Symposium, October 2007

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Cardiff07 - Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire (Oct 2007)

  1. 1. Is It Time for the MMSE to Retire? Evidence of Better Shorter Tests for Dementia Alex Mitchell Consultant Hon SnR Lecturer in Liaison Psychiatry, Leicester Cardiff 20th Anniversary Conference October 2007
  2. 2. When is it time to retire? • When your job is done? • When you are no longer making a difference? • When you have been superseded? • When you have been around a long time? • When you are fed up with the latest changes?
  3. 3. What is the most cited study in psychiatry? • Folstein M, Folstein S, McHugh P. Mini-Mental State. A practical method for grading the cognitive state of patients for the clinician. J Psych Res 1975;12:189–198.
  4. 4. 2x2 =>
  5. 5. Where is the cut-off on the MMSE?

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