Assessment of Memory
- most questions relevant to memory may be asked in interview
- include inquiries that test both:
- Remote Memory
- Recent Memory
- events of the day
- ask questions you are able to check against other sources
- ask the patient to repeat back information such as words 3-5 min later.
- Note the patient’s response accuracy
Bates, Barbara. 1974. A Guide to Physical Examination. J.B. Lippincott Company, Toronto.