Research and Funding

Instruments to Detect Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults

Brief Alzheimer Screen

Abbreviation: 
BAS
Administration Method: 
Notes: 
Verbal instruction (4)
Administration Time: 
Notes: 
< 5 min (126)
Level of Expertise to Administer: 
Notes: 
Trained research assistants (4)
Cost: 
0
Measures Change Over Time: 
No
Target Age Range: 
Education Level Required to Understand Test:
Special Population Samples: 
No information identified
Cognitive Domains Assessed: 
Suggested for Medicare Annual Wellness Visit: 
Yes
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References

Reference Number Citation PMID DOI
4 Four sensitive screening tools to detect cognitive dysfunction in geriatric emergency department patients: brief Alzheimer's Screen, Short Blessed Test, Ottawa 3DY, and the caregiver-completed AD8. Carpenter CR, Bassett ER, Fischer GM, Shirshekan J, Galvin JE, Morris JC Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Apr;18(4):374-84. 21496140 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01040.x
126 A review of screening tests for cognitive impairment. Cullen B, O'Neill B, Evans JJ, Coen RF, Lawlor BA J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2007 Aug;78(8):790-9. Epub 2006 Dec 18. 17178826 10.1136/jnnp.2006.095414