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Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

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Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

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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
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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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