JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION, vol.17, no.4, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION
Cognitive impairment, Turkish elderly, SLUMS examination, MCI, Alzheimer disease, ALZHEIMERS-DISEASE, DEMENTIA, UTILITY, SLUMS
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).