Board, M. and Allen, S. C., 2006. Copying Overlapping Pentagons Predicts the Ability to Acquire Competence with a Turbohaler in Elderly Hospital In-Patients. Age and Ageing, 35 (S1), i71.
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Previous studies have shown that cognitive, praxis and executive tests can predict the ability to acquire inhaler technique in old age. The pentagon copying test from the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) is a test of those functions, so could be superior to other tests for predicting successful inhaler technique acquisition
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