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Brief report: Use of the Mini-Cog as a screening tool for cognitive impairment in diabetes in primary care

Sinclair, A. J., Gadsby, R., Hilson, R., Forbes, A. and Bayer, Antony 2013. Brief report: Use of the Mini-Cog as a screening tool for cognitive impairment in diabetes in primary care. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 100 (1) , e23-e25. 10.1016/j.diabres.2013.01.001

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The Mini-Cog was shown to be a brief, acceptable and practical cognitive screen for older people with diabetes when administered by a primary care nurse. It could be integrated easily into the annual diabetes review and help to identify those who may benefit from extra help with their management.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Uncontrolled Keywords: hemoglobin A1c;insulin;oral antidiabetic agent adult;aged;article;cognitive defect;controlled study;diabetes mellitus;diagnostic accuracy;diagnostic test accuracy study;diet therapy;feasibility study;female;hemoglobin blood level;human;major clinicalstudy;male;Mini Cog;Mini Mental State Examination;predictive value;prevalence;primary medical care;screening test;sensitivity and specificity Aged;Aged80 and over;Algorithms;Diabetes MellitusType 2; Early Diagnosis;Feasibility Studies;Female;Great Britain;Hemoglobin AGlycosylated;Humans;Male;Mass Screening;Middle Aged;Mild Cognitive Impairment;Neuropsychological Tests;Primary Health Care;Psychometrics;Reproducibility of Results;Sensitivity and Specificity;Severity of Illness Index
Additional Information: Chemicals and CAS Registry Numbers: hemoglobin A1c, 62572-11-6; insulin, 9004-10-8;Hemoglobin A, Glycosylated; hemoglobin A1c protein, human
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0168-8227
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 08:11

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