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Do medical French students know how to properly score a mini mental state examination? Volume 15, issue 2, Juin 2017

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1 Service de gériatrie, Hôpital Broca, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, France
2 EA 4468, Faculté de médecine, Université Paris Descartes, France
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The mini mental state examination (MMSE) is a validated tool to assess global cognitive function. Training is required before scoring. Inaccurate scoring can lead to inappropriate medical decisions. In France, MMSE is usually scored by medical students.