Which cognitive assessment tools can be used with family and friends to detect mild cognitive impairment (MCI)?

Updated: Apr 22, 2019
  • Author: Sonal Mehta, MD; Chief Editor: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA  more...
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Additionally, the Alzheimer’s Association recommends the following 3 cognitive assessment tools for use with the patient's spouse, family, or friends [8, 9] :

  • Informant General Practitioner Assessment of Cognition (informant GPCOG)

  • AD 8-Question Screen (AD8)

  • Short Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (short IQCODE)


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