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1

name some possible causes of cognitive impairment

vascular conditions
dementias
parkinsons
huntingtons
MS
trauma
infections
toxins
tumours
endocrine and metabolic disoreders
nutritional deficiency
pain

2

what are the benefits of using ACE III

can be sensitive to the early stages of dementia
time efficient
initial assesment
over 50 yo

3

when should ACE III not be used

is not a definitive diagnosis
may not relate to day to day functioning

learning disability
english is not a first language
delirious
pt is distressed
pt does not consent

4

how is ACE III administered

no one except you and pt usually
queit environment
no interuptions

5

how is ACE lll scored

score after the test