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Acronym
NIHSS

Description
The National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale is a systematic assessment tool that provides a quantitative measure of stroke-related neurologic deficit. The original scale was developed at the University of Cincinnati (Brott et al, 1989) and subsequently modified for the NINDS rtPA trial . The current version was first published by Lyden et al (1994) .The NIHSS was originally designed as a research tool to measure baseline data on patients in acute stroke clinical trials. Now, the scale is also widely used as a clinical assessment tool to evaluate acuity of stroke patients, determine appropriate treatment, and predict patient outcome.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function, Function/disability/performance, Symptoms.

Condition
Neurology.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Hussein, H. M. 2015 62. ±. 12. years Both acute stroke Egypt
137
Nazzal, M. 2014 Both stroke Jordan
Contact Author

Acronym
IQCODE 16

Description
A brief screening assessment for dementia based on an interview with an informant, usually a family caregiver. A screening tool for dementia in community and clinical settings. The informant rates the changes in cognitive functioning of the participant over the time period of 1 year or more. Each question of the IQCODE is rated on a 5-point scale from 1 (‘much improved’) to 5 (‘much worse’), with 3 representing ‘no change’. The sum of scores is averaged over the 16 items to give a score of 1–5.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function, Mental health, Symptoms.

Condition
Geriatric, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Phung,K. T. 2015 65 - above Both normal cognition and mild-to-moderate dementia according to the DSM-IV criteria, and their informants Lebanon
236

Acronym
R-SPQ-2F

Description
Questionnaire which teachers can use to evaluate their own teaching and the learning approaches of their students.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function, Function/disability/performance.

Condition
School.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Munshi, F. M. 2012 healthy students Saudi Arabia
83 Free

Acronym
Not available

Description
Cognistat is a cognitive screening tool that can detect cognitive deficits among patients with neurological and psychiatric conditions. Cognistat examines different major ability areas including level of language, construction, memory, calculation, reasoning, consciousness, orientation and attention.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function, Mental health, Speech/language/communication.

Condition
Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Almubark, B. 2015 Both healthy 22 Pay
Almubark, B. M. 2019 Both patients 169

Acronym
Not available

Description
A questionnaire developed to screen for dementia using 17 questions divided into six categories, including memory, language, orientation, visuospatial memory, daily activities, and behavioral or personality changes.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function.

Condition
Neurology, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
El Tallawy, H. N. 2016 Both Dementia patients Egypt
33

Acronym
MMSE-2

Description
This tool is among the most commonly used cognitive screening tests worldwide. It.tests a broad range of cognitive functions, including orientation, recall, attention, calculation, language processing and constructional praxis.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function.

Condition
Geriatric, Neurology, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Albanna, M. 2017 60 - 96 Both dementia and non dementia controls Qatar
134

Acronym
Mini-Cog

Description
A test of cognitive impairment using a Clock Drawing Test and non-cued recall of three unrelated words. Commonly used to screen for dementia.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function.

Condition
Geriatric, Neurology, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Albanna, M. 2017 60 - 96 Both dementia - healthy (no dementia) Qatar
134

Acronym
MMSE

Description
A measure of cognitive impairment. used in clinical and research settings. Commonly used to screen for dementia. Also used to estimate the severity and progression of cognitive impairment and to evaluate the progress of cognitive changes in an individual over time; thus making it an effective way to document an individual's response to treatment.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function.

Condition
Geriatric, Neurology, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Wrobel, N. H. 2008 elderly Both elderly United States
200 Contact Author

Acronym
MoCA

Description
Screening assessment for detecting mild cognitive impairment. The MoCA assesses several cognitive domains: 1-The short-term memory recall task (5 points) 2-Visuospatial abilities -clock-drawing task and a three-dimensional cube copy 3-Multiple aspects of executive functions 4- phonemic fluency task and a two-item verbal abstraction task 5-Attention, concentration, and working memory 6-Language 7- orientation to time and place

Area of assessment
Cognitive function, Screening/risk.

Condition
Neurology, Psychiatric, Geriatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Rahman, T. T. 2009 elderly Both healthy Egypt

Acronym
RUDAS

Description
A ‘multicultural cognitive assessment scale’. RUDAS contains six items: testing memory (registration and recall), body orientation, praxis, drawing, judgment, and language,

Area of assessment
Cognitive function.

Condition
Geriatric, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Chaaya, M. 2016 65 - older Both normal cognition and dementia 232
Chaaya, M. 2013 65 - older Both healthy, mild and moderate dementia Middle East
North Africa
244

Acronym
SCOFF

Description
A screening instrument for detecting eating disorders.Five questions address core features of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa,

Area of assessment
anxiety, Behavior, Beliefs, Cognitive function, Mental health, Nutrition, Perception, Screening/risk.

Condition
Psychiatric.

Age Group
Other

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Aoun, A. 2015 15 - 55 Female patients visiting primary care clinic Lebanon
123

Acronym
Not available

Description
The Stroop test is one of the most popular tests frequently used to assess the function of the frontal lobe in neurological and psychiatric patient populations.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function.

Condition
Neurology, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Al-Ghatani, A. M. 2010 Both healthy Saudi Arabia
10

Acronym
Penn CNB

Description
The Penn Computerized Neurocognitive Battery (CNB) was designed to measure performance accuracy and speed on specific neurobehavioral domains using tests that were previously validated with functional neuroimaging. The CNB currently comprises fourteen tests grouped into five domains of neurobehavioral function.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function.

Condition
Neurology, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Other

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Ibrahim, I. 2015 18 - 48 Both Healthy Egypt
22

Acronym
DNT-15

Description
An assessment designed to investigate numeracy skills in patients with diabetes. Numeracy can be defined as the ability to understand and use numbers and math skills in daily life.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function, Function/disability/performance.

Condition
Metabolic /endocrine.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Alghodaier, H. 2017 18 years - or older Both Patients with diabetes Saudi Arabia
176

Acronym
MoCA-B

Description
A rapid screening instrument for mild cognitive impairment. It is a modified version of the MoCA and is especially suitable for use in illiterate and lower educated subjects

Area of assessment
Cognitive function.

Condition
Geriatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Saleh, A 2019 60 years and older Both patients Egypt
93 Free

Acronym
LOTCA

Description
Developed as a measure of basic cognitive skills and visual perception in older adults with neurological impairment. The LOTCA provides an in-depth assessment of basic cognitive abilities and can also be used in treatment planning and review of progress over time.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function, Vision.

Condition
Neurology.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Almomani, F. 2018 6 - 12 Both Developing (TD) children Saudi Arabia
442

Acronym
ACE-R

Description
ACE-R is a brief battery that provides evaluation of six cognitive domains (orientation, attention, memory, verbal fluency, language and visuospatial ability). It is useful for detecting dementia and mild cognitive impairment. It is also effective for differentiating the subtypes of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, progressive supranuclear palsy, and other forms of dementia associated with parkinsonism (Rittman et al., 2013)

Area of assessment
Cognitive function.

Condition
Geriatric, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Evans, J. J. 2011 Both literate and illiterate with a Alzheimer's disease or Mild Cognitive Impairment and healthy controls 607 Not available

Acronym
ADAS-Cog

Description
A brief neuropsychological assessment used to assess the severity of cognitive symptoms of dementia.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function, Mental health.

Condition
Psychiatric, Geriatric, Neurology.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Ben Jemaa, S 2017 Both patients 58 Not available

Acronym
ICDSC

Description
An 8-item checklist of delirium symptoms evaluated over an 8–24 hour period. The eight symptoms are: level of consciousness, inattention, disorientation, hallucinations/delusions/psychosis, psychomotor agitation or retardation, inappropriate speech or mood, sleep/wake cycle disturbances, and symptom fluctuation

Area of assessment
Cognitive function, Screening/risk.

Condition
Intensive Care.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Al-Qadheeb, N. S. 2019 Both patients Saudi Arabia
180

Acronym
VMAT

Description
Test of verbal memory

Area of assessment
Cognitive function.

Condition
Geriatric, Nursing, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Zeinoun P 2020 Both Healthy, MS, Lebanon
215


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Articles last updated: March 2020