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Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)


Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

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Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is sometimes diagnosed in people who have minor problems with memory, speech, or decision-making. The signs of MCI may not be obvious or noticeable and may be mistaken READ MORE

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia: Diagnosis and treatment

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WHO SHOULD READ THIS? All primary care PAs should be able to recognize and treat mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia. WHAT IS DEMENTIA, AND HOW DOES IT DIFFER FROM MCI? The diagnos READ MORE

Memory May Decline Rapidly Even in Stage Before Alzheimer's Disease

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Memory and thinking skills may decline rapidly for people who have mild cognitive impairment, which is the stage before Alzheimer's disease when people have mild memory problems but no dementia sympto READ MORE

MCI -- definition, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment

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What is MCI? Memory loss has long been recognized as a common accompaniment of aging. The inability to recall the name of a recent acquaintance or the contents of a short shopping list are familiar READ MORE

Does Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) always turn into dementia?

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Your loved one has been diagnosed with "Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)". Does that mean that your loved one will inevitably develop Alzheimer's? No. In fact, the most recent papers have concl READ MORE

Mild Cognitive Impairment, from the Alzheimer's Society, U.K.

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Mild cognitive impairment Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a relatively recent term, used to describe people who have some problems with their memory but do not actually have dementia. This facts READ MORE
Many older individuals may complain of memory problems, but still manage to independently accomplish all their customary tasks. Usually, their ability to function well is based on compensation for these difficulties, such as increased reliance on a calendar or on reminder notes, lists, etc. Patients with this syndrome may be diagnosed as having "Mild Cognitive Impairment" (MCI), although other terms have been used, including "Cognitive Impairment, Not Dementia" (CIND).
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