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Assessing Attention

 
 
 
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Overview

  • How to Assess

  • Serial sevens - ask the patient to subtract 7 from 100. Ask them to repeat this subtraction five times.
  • DLROW - ask the patient to spell WORLD backward.
  • Months - ask the patient to recite the months of the year backward.
  • Causes of Poor Attention

  • Normal
  • Delirium
  • Mania
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Advanced age
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