Why Cognition Should Be the Fifth Vital Sign

This morning at my most recent physical, the nurse measured my pulse, respiratory rate, temperature, and blood pressure in three minutes. The nurse presented the data on my four vital signs to my physician when she walked in to examine me. Our vital signs are essential to managing our health.

Read more: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-fifth-vital-sign/201711/why-cognition-should-be-the-fifth-vital-sign

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