A score of 7 out of 12 indicates significant disorientation. This may reflect significant confusion and/or memory impairment but other possibilities include aphasia and psychosis. It is important to rule out delirium due to possible medication side effects.
A score of 8 out of 8 falls within the average range.
These Language scores fall within the average range.
A score of 0 out of 6 indicates severe spatial-construction disability that needs to be further evaluated both medically and cognitively. Although spatial-construction ability varies widely in the normal population, this score indicates moderate to severe spatial-construction disability.
A score of 6 out of 12 suggests significant memory impairment. It is important to rule out treatable causes of memory problems and/or more general cognitive decline. This patient needs to be further evaluated both medically and cognitively.
This patient has specific areas of impairment: Orientation, Memory, Calculations, Similarities.
The MCI Index is 5, which suggests a Mixed Dementia Syndrome that is likely to impact occupational and social functioing. This patient should be evaluated for treatable causes of cognitive decline.