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Clinical Dementia Rating Scale

Aka: Clinical Dementia Rating Scale, CDR
  1. See Also
    1. Mental Status Screening
  2. Indication
    1. Dementia Staging
    2. Cognitive Function Assessment
    3. Documentation of subsequent cognitive function decline
  3. Protocol
    1. Based on interview of patient and Caregiver
    2. Areas Tested
      1. Memory
      2. Orientation
      3. Judgement
      4. Community Affairs
      5. Home and hobbies
      6. Personal Care
  4. Scoring total (based on algorithm)
    1. Normal: 0
    2. Possible Dementia: 0.5
    3. Mild Dementia: 1
    4. Moderate Dementia: 2
    5. Severe Dementia: 3
  5. References
    1. Morris (1993) Neurology 43:2412-14 [PubMed]

Clinical dementia rating scale (C0451074)

Definition (NCI_CDISC) Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR) (Morris, JC. Clinical Dementia Rating: A reliable and valid diagnostic and staging measure for dementia of the Alzheimer type. International Psychogeriatrics 1997: 9, Suppl. 1, 173-176).
Definition (NCI) A standardized rating scale developed by John C. Morris in 1997 to evaluate the severity of an individual's cognitive impairment. This instrument contains 6 areas which include memory, orientation, judgment and problem solving, community affairs, home and hobbies, and personal care. Each item is rated on a scale from 0 to 3 with 0 being none and 3 being severe.
Concepts Intellectual Product (T170)
SnomedCT 273367002
LNC LP156476-6, LP156418-8, MTHU044678
English CDR - Clin dement rating scale, DRS - Clin dement rating scale, dementia rating scale, Clinical dementia rating scale, Clinical Dementia Rating Questionnaire, CDR, CDR01, CDR - Clinical dementia rating scale, DRS - Clinical dementia rating scale, Dementia rating scale, Clinical dementia rating scale (assessment scale)
Spanish escala de valoración clínica para demencia (escala de evaluación), escala de valoración clínica para demencia
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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