Mental Status Exam*Repeat every 5-15 minutes.*
Where are we at today? Who are we playing against?
What is the date/day today?
What period of the game are we in? 1st half/2nd half?
What is the score? Which team scored last?
Did we win the last game?
Immediate Word Memory Recall:
Give the athlete a list of 3-5 words to recall. Instruct them to remember these words.
Pizza - Shoe - Truck - Green - Dog
Recite the months of the year in reverse order. (Make sure they know them forwards)
Recite the following sequences in reverse order.
2-7-9 (972), 3-8-1-4 (4183), 6-2-9-5-1 (15926)
Delayed Word Memory Recall:
Ask the athlete to recall the words from earlier, in any order.