Neurocognitive testing is used to find out about a person's thinking abilities, and to determine whether these problems are improving or getting worse.
Mental status exam; Mental status tests
A nurse, physician, physician assistant, or mental health worker will ask a number of questions. The test can be performed in the home, in an office, nursing home, or hospital. Occasionally, a psychologist with special training will do more extensive tests.
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