Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia
Definition: Assessment of depression in association with dementia administered by the patients primary care caregiver. Scores above 10 indicate a probable major depression. Scores above
18 indicate a definite major depression. It is the most reliable scale to assess mood in the presence of cognitive impairment.
Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.