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ERIC Number: EJ369992
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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The Home Visit: Field Assessment of Mental Status Impairment in the Elderly.
Kapust, Lissa Robins; Weintraub, Sandra
Gerontologist, v28 n1 p112-15 Feb 1988
Describes Home Visit, field assessment of elderly clients which involved interview, observation, and direct assessment of performance of routine tasks, rating performance to identify major obstacles to independence: attention/motivation, memory, language, and visuospatial deficits. Notes approach can help clarify diagnostic issues in dementia and can contribute to management plans. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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