Modified mini screen score sheet

Background • Dementia is a significant public health problem • Under-recognized and under-diagnosed in the community • May be due to the lack of brief measures that reliably discriminate normal aging from

The MINI is a widely used psychiatric structured diagnostic interview instrument. To keep the interview brief, tell the patient the interview is structured and requires only “yes” or “no” answers. The MINI is divided into modules identified by letters corresponding to diagnostic categories ... TINETTI BALANCE ASSESSMENT TOOL GAIT SECTION Patient stands with therapist, walks across room (+/- aids), first at usual pace, then at rapid pace. Risk Indicators: Tinetti Tool Score Risk of Falls ≤18 High 19-23 Moderate ≥24 Low Date Indication of gait (Immediately after told to ‘go’.) Any hesitancy or multiple attempts = 0 No hesitancy = 1

Modified Simple Screening Instrument for Substance Abuse (MSSI-SA) Self-Administered Form Directions: The questions that follow are about your use of alcohol and other drugs, including prescription and over-the-counter medication/drugs. Your answers will be kept private. Mark the response that best fits for you. Scoring of the Modified Mini Screen is straightforward and additive—each YES in the screen counts as 1. The clinician adds all the positive responses for a total score which ranges from 1 to 22. Remember, if a patient answers YES to questions, that does not mean they are mentally ill; it simply means that they are reporting distress. Modified Simple Screening Instrument for Substance Abuse (MSSI-SA) Self-Administered Form Directions: The questions that follow are about your use of alcohol and other drugs, including prescription and over-the-counter medication/drugs. Your answers will be kept private. Mark the response that best fits for you. Scoring of the Modified Mini Screen is straightforward and additive—each YES in the screen counts as 1. The clinician adds all the positive responses for a total score which ranges from 1 to 22. Remember, if a patient answers YES to questions, that does not mean they are mentally ill; it simply means that they are reporting distress. Score for metabolic stress is determined by a number of variables known to increase protein & calorie needs. The score is addi tive so that a patient who has a fever of > 102 degrees (3 points) and is on 10 mg of prednisone chronically (2 points) would have an additive score for this section of 5 poin ts.

Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS) - Overview n The AIMS records the occurrence of tardive dyskinesia (TD) in patients receiving neuroleptic medications. n The AIMS test is used to detect TD and to follow the severity of a patient’s TD over time. Clinical Utility