0 - 5 normal, depending on age,
6 - 10 possible impairment
11 - 20 mild impairment
21 - 30 moderate impairment
31 - 40 severe impairment
41 - 50 profound/complete impairment
Note that this is a continuum of approximate descriptions, not a rigid classification.
Based on the Brief Alzheimer Screen (BAS)
Developed by Marta Mendiondo, Ph.D., Wes Ashford, M.D., Ph.D., Richard Kryscio, Ph.D., Frederick A. Schmitt, Ph.D.
J Alzheimers Dis. 2003 Dec 5:391-398.
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