Practice Guideline Update: 5 Important Facts About MCI


Here: the most notable changes in the new AAN guideline on mild cognitive impairment.


Dr. Wilner summarizes a newly updated practice guideline of the 2001 American Academy of Neurology guideline on mild cognitive impairment.1 MCI is defined as cognitive impairment with minimal impairment of activities of daily living not associated with normal aging.

Dr Wilner is Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and a staff physician at Regional One Health in Memphis, TN. Dr. Wilner's latest book, Bullets and Brains, is a collection of over 100 essays that focus on the intersection of neurology and society. Twitter: @drwilner.

1. Petersen RC, Lopez O, Armstrong MJ, et al. Practice guideline update summary: Mild cognitive impairment. Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2018;90:125-135.



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