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Dr Chip (M.D.)
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Category: Neurology
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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My father-in-law is scheduled for an NP testing/evaluation.

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My father-in-law is scheduled for an NP testing/evaluation. What is this?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes, his neurologist referred him to have it done. I do not have his med list in front of me, but can get it.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: He was diagnosed with dementia 3 yrs ago, had his license taken at that time. He lost his wife of 71 years in Nov 2016 & since then, the dementia has rapidly progressed as well as some paranoia, threatening family members & increasing behavior against drs orders, particularly alcohol consumption & being "brain washed" by a predator, encouraging him to cash in ins. policies, liquidate stock acts and empty bank acts. Were advised by the police to seek a conservatorship, but having difficulty getting required documentation from his doctors
JA: Do you keep personal medical records to help track this?
Customer: Yes
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 6 months ago.

Hello and welcome I'm Dr Chip

That's neuropsychological testing by a neuropsychologist

It's a battery of cognitive tests designed to evaluate his overall ability to think, reason, memory skills, and functioning in daily life activities

Please let me know if you need any more information