Case Report

Client Report

Kindly follow the criteria provided below.

Case presentation and history (300 words)

Provides a thorough description of the patient’s presenting symptoms/issues and any relevant additional history, co-morbidity, treatments. Includes critical as well as supportive information.

Assessment of results by cognitive domain (600 words)

-Accurately summarises all findings of neuropsychiatric, neurological, medical and clinical assessments. All relevant information presented in logical sequence and follows acceptable format. (results are expressed by interpretation; e.g. average, below average, above average)

– Draws particular attention to unusual or noteworthy results with comparison to normal values if appropriate. This is done without any diagnostic interpretation

Differential diagnosis (300 words)

-Proposes one provisional diagnosis that can explain the relevant clinical and neuropsychiatric assessment results. The rationale is explained logically with accurate reference to appropriate literature. (diagnosis is Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment)

-Highlights the limitations of the reported assessment techniques and the extent to which these may constrain hypothesis. Provides an integrated discussion that draws on support from the scientific literature and further demonstrates the relevance of that information to the case.

Additional investigation (500 words)

-Suggests additional assessments/investigative techniques that could better resolve the diagnostic or clinical question and shows an understanding of their relative strengths.

-Describes at least one potential finding from each of these assessments that would convincingly focus the diagnosis onto a specific disorder or answer the clinical question (e.g. capacity to make decisions)

Intervention plan (300 words)

-Recommends an appropriate intervention plan that addresses all issues raised by referring clinician, patient and family/carer (if appropriate).

– Demonstrates thorough evidence-based understanding of how such intervention strategies relate to the pathology/issues under question