The Most Widely Used Measure of Cognitive Functioning is Now Available in 10 Foreign Languages

Oct 26, 2010, 10:00 ET from PAR, Inc.

LUTZ, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- PAR is pleased to announce the release of 10 foreign language translations of the popular Mini-Mental® State Examination, 2nd Edition™ (MMSE®-2™), enabling non-English speaking clinicians to use this widely used cognitive status examination with their clients.

Available in German, French, Dutch, Spanish for the US, Italian, Simplified Chinese, European Spanish, Spanish for Latin America, Hindi, and Russian, the MMSE-2 is designed to track patients' progress over time, to screen large populations for cognitive impairment, and to select patients for clinical trials research in dementia treatment.

All foreign language versions have been translated and back-translated by specialized interpreters and have been approved by PAR.

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