Mnemonic for Symptoms and Signs of Dementia : 7A’s of Dememtia

Remember the clinical symptoms and signs of Dementia using the 7A’s of Dementia.

Anosognosia – Ignorance of the presence of disease

Agnosia – Inability to recognize objects by using the senses

Aphasia –¬†Loss of ability to speak or understand language

Apraxia – Inability to perform purposeful movements

Altered Perception – Misinterpretation of information from senses

Apathy – Lacks interest in activities or staying involved in a task

Amnesia – Memory loss


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