As The Mental Status Must Be Assessed

First, the patient’s attention span has to be assessed; an inattentive patient can not cooperate sufficiently and thus impedes the investigation. Any reference to a cognitive impairment requires the collection of psychological finding (test of mental status), which includes the review of many aspects of cognitive function, such as the following: (. See also examination of patients with mental symptoms and Introduction to Neurological examination) must first be assessed the…

September 3, 2018