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Latest General Practitioner Assessment Of Cognition Stories

2012-02-13 15:01:00

A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society reveals that brief cognitive screenings combined with offering further evaluation increased new diagnoses of cognitive impairment in older veterans two to three fold. Led by J. Riley McCarten, MD, of the Minneapolis VA Health Care System and the University of Minnesota, researchers assessed the effect of screening on diagnosing cognitive impairment in patients who were seen in VA primary care clinics and had no...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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