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Six-Item Screener
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Classification
Supplemental: Stroke
 
 
Short Description of Instrument
The six-item screener is a brief instrument for identifying subjects with cognitive impairment and its diagnostic properties are comparable to the full Mini-Mental State Examination. It can be administered by telephone or face-to-face interview and is easily scored by a simple summation of errors.
Comments/Special Instructions
N/A
Scoring and Psychometric Properties
Scoring: 0 to 3 points: Impairment Likely
4 to 6 points: Impairment less likely
 
Psychometric Properties: Six-Item Screener The six-item screener is a brief and reliable instrument for identifying subjects with cognitive impairment and its diagnostic properties are comparable to the full MMSE.The six-item screener is a brief and reliable instrument for identifying subjects with cognitive impairment and its diagnostic properties are comparable to the full MMSE.is a reliable instrument for identifying subjects with cognitive impairment and its diagnostic properties are comparable to the full Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE).The six-item screener is a brief and reliable instrument for identifying subjects with cognitive impairment and its diagnostic properties are comparable to the full MMSE.
 
 
References
Callahan CM, Unverzagt FW, Hui SL, Perkins AJ, Hendrie HC (2002). Six-Item Screener to Identify Cognitive Impairment Among Potential Subjects for Clinical Research. Medical Care. 40(9):771-781.
 
Carpenter CR, DesPain B, Keeling TN, Shah M, Rothenberger M (2011). The Six-Item Screener and AD8 for the Detection of Cognitive Impairment in Geriatric Emergency Department Patients. Ann Emerg Med. 57(6): 653-661.
 
Wilber ST, Carpenter CR, Hustey FM (2008). The Six-Item Screener to Detect Cognitive Impairment in Older Emergency Department Patients. J. Acad. Emerg. 15: 613-616.