Internal Medicine, Family Medicine

How to Assess Memory Complaints in the Office

Ericka E. Tung, M.D.

What is the most efficient strategy for determining who needs further evaluation?
What are the most common medical conditions that present with memory loss?
For those patients who need further evaluation, what is the most cost-effective strategy?

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  • 0:00

    Introduction and Overview

  • 1:22

    Dementia: Epidemic on the Horizon

  • 1:56

    MCI and Risk of Health Deterioration

  • 2:42

    Dementia: Under-recognized Syndrome

  • 4:00

    Shifting Towards a Chronic Disease Paradigm

  • 4:59

    Economic Impact of Dementia

  • 5:52

    Worth the Effort

  • 6:49

    Case: 68 year-old

  • 8:08

    To Screen or Not to Screen

  • 9:51

    Brief Office Tools for the AWV

  • 11:52

    Mini-Cog

  • 14:01

    Memory Impairment Screen (MIS)

  • 14:52

    Informant Interview: AD-8

  • 15:51

    Making the Diagnosis

  • 16:50

    Major Neurocognitive Disorder (DSM-5)

  • 17:48

    Mild Neurocognitive Disorder (DSM-5)

  • 18:17

    Cognitive History

  • 20:40

    Cognitive Testing

  • 23:40

    Consider the Demetia Subtype

  • 26:56

    High-Value Laboratory Testing

  • 29:49

    Communicationg the Diagnosis

  • 32:20

    Take Home Messages