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    Abbreviated Mental Test (AMT-10)

    Assesses mental impairment in elderly patients.
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    Ask the patient:
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    Give the patient the following address for recall at end of test: “42 West Street” (have patient repeat to ensure it has been heard correctly)
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    Dr. H. Malcolm Hodkinson

    About the Creator

    H. M. Hodkinson, MA, DM, FRCP, is a professor of geriatric medicine at the Imperial College School of Medicine in London, UK. Dr. Hodkinson’s primary research is focused on diagnosis of dementia and other mental impairment in elderly patients.

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