The Mount Sinai Hospital website, MountSinai.on.ca, offers a printable Mini-Mental Status Examination form online. The PDF form includes clear instructions for conducting the test and an easy-to-understand scoring process.
The MMSE is one of the most commonly used tests for diagnosing and assessing the progression of dementia and other conditions that affect cognitive ability, according to Alzheimer's Society. The MMSE test consists of a series of questions designed to determine the attention, language ability and memory of the patient. A clinician uses the MMSE test results in combination with the patient's history, symptoms and physical test results to assess the progression of diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer's disease.