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Psychometric Evaluation of the Cognitive State Test (COST) in a Sample of Iranian Elderly People

Mohammad-Sajjad Lotfi 1 , Zahra Tagharrobi 1 , * , Khadijeh Sharifi 1 and Javad Abolhasani 2
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1 Trauma Nursing Research Center, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, IR Iran
2 Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: May 01, 2016, 18 (5); e23786
  • Published Online: January 5, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 21, 2014
  • Revised: October 4, 2014
  • Accepted: October 25, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.23786

To Cite: Lotfi M, Tagharrobi Z, Sharifi K, Abolhasani J. Psychometric Evaluation of the Cognitive State Test (COST) in a Sample of Iranian Elderly People, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2016 ; 18(5):e23786. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.23786.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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