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NBME 21 Answers

nbme21/Block 1/Question#18 (20.9 difficulty score)
A 61-year-old woman is brought to the ...

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submitted by divya(50),

Currently Alzheimer's disease treatment includes -

1)Enhanced Ach transmission (Donepezil, Rivastigmine, Galantamine

2) Neuroprotection via antioxidants (Vitamin E)

3) NMDA receptor antagonism (Memantine)

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submitted by step1soon(43),

During the Mental Mini State Exam (MMSE), a health professional asks a patient a series of questions designed to test a range of everyday mental skills. The maximum MMSE score is 30 points.

-20 to 24 suggests mild dementia -13 to 20 suggests moderate dementia -less than 12 indicates severe dementia.