Assess Vocabulary

Vocabulary is often difficult to assess. It is based on many factors, which include the patient's education, background, work, environment, and cerebral function. It is, however, an important parameter in assessing intellectual capacity. Patients who are mentally retarded have a limited vocabulary, whereas those with mild brain failure have a well-preserved vocabulary. Patients should be asked to define words or use them in sentences. Any words can be used, but they should be asked in order of increasing level of difficulty. The following list is an example:

Ability

Dominant

Voluntary

Telescope

Reticent

Enigma

Baby Sleeping

Baby Sleeping

Everything You Need To Know About Baby Sleeping. Your baby is going to be sleeping a lot. During the first few months, your baby will sleep for most of theday. You may not get any real interaction, or reactions other than sleep and crying.

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