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Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults: Screening

Release Date: March 2014

This topic is in the process of being updated. Please go to the Update in Progress section to see the latest documents available.

Recommendation Summary

Summary of Recommendation

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Older Adults

The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for cognitive impairment.

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See the Clinical Considerations section for suggestions for practice regarding the I statement.

Related Information for Health Professionals

There is no related information for health professionals.

Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

 
Current as of: March 2014

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/cognitive-impairment-in-older-adults-screening

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