Operationalizing The Detection Of Cognitive Impairment During The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit In A Primary Care Setting
March 1, 2013
Last Updated Month/Year
June 22, 2023
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To provide primary care physicians with guidance on cognitive assessment during the AWV, and when referral or further testing is needed, the Alzheimer's Association convened a group of experts to develop recommendations.
Female, Male, Adult, Older adult
Health Care Settings
Ambulatory, Long term care
Social worker, psychologist, nurse practitioner, nurse, medical assistant, counselor, physician, physician assistant
Assessment and screening, Diagnosis
D000066492 - Cognitive Aging, D003704 - Dementia, D060825 - Cognitive Dysfunction
dementia, mild cognitive impairment, cognitive decline, Alzheimer disease
Cyndy B. Cordell, Soo Borson, Malaz Boustani, Joshua Chodosh, David Reuben, Joe Verghese, William Thies, Leslie B. Fried,
Alzheimer's Association recommendations for operationalizing the detection of cognitive impairment during the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit in a primary care setting, Alzheimer's & Dementia, Volume 9, Issue 2, 2013, Pages 141-150, ISSN 1552-5260, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2012.09.011.