The Saint Louis University Mental Status Examination Is Better than the Mini-Mental State Examination to Determine the Cognitive Impairment in Turkish Elderly People


Kaya D., Isik A. T. , Usarel C., Soysal P. , Ellidokuz H., Grossberg G. T.

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION, cilt.17, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.jamda.2015.12.093
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION

Özet

Introduction: Presence of detailed screening instruments to detect cognitive impairment in the older adults' culture and language is very essential. The Saint Louis University Mental Status Examination (SLUMS) is one of cognitive screening scales used. The aim of the study was to establish the validity and reliability of the Turkish version of SLUMS (SLUMS-T).