KOKMEN SHORT TEST OF MENTAL STATUS

 

Subtest

 

Ideal Score

Orientation

        (Name, address, building, city, state, day [of the month or the week], month, year)

 

 

 

                  8

Attention

        (up to seven digits forward)

 

 

                  7

Learning

        (apple, Mr. Johnson, charity, tunnel)

        number of trials for acquisition _________

 

 

                 

                  4

Calculation

        (5x13, 65-7, 582, 29+11)

 

 

                  4

Abstraction

        (orange-banana, horse-dog, table-bookcase)

 

 

                  3

Construction

        (draw a clock showing 11:10, copy a cube)

 

 

 

 

                  4

Information

        (president, first president, number of weeks/year, and definition of an island)

 

 

 

                  4

 

Recall

 

 

                  4

 

Raw Score*

 

 

                  38

Total

 

 

Total Score = Raw score* (number of trials on learning task 1) =               / 38

 

References:

Kokmen E, Naessens JM, Offord KP. A short test of mental status: description and preliminary results.

     Mayo Clin Proc 1987;62(4):281-288.

Kokmen E, Smith GE, Petersen RC, Tangalos E, Ivnik RC. The short test of mental status. Correlations with

     standardized psychometric testing. Arch Neurol 1991;48(7):725-728.

Tang-Wai DF, Knopman DS, Geda YE, Edland SD, Smith GE, Ivnik RJ, Tangalos EG, Boeve BF, Petersen RC.

     Comparison of the short test of mental status and the mini-mental state examination in mild cognitive

     impairment. Arch Neurol 2003;60(12):1777-1781.

                          STMS-MMSE Conversion Nomogram

 

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Section of Behavioral Neurology, Mayo Clinic, unpublished data