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OBJECTIVES Patients with sequelae from multiple trauma commonly display cognitive disturbances, specifically in the areas of attention and memory. This study was designed to assess cognitive functioning 3 years after severe multiple trauma and to investigate how cognitive performance is related to head injury severity and psychological distress(More)
Seventy-two stroke patients, 43 with right hemisphere (RHD) and 29 with left hemisphere damage (LHD), and 7 coronary infarct controls with no evidence of cerebral damage, were neuropsychologically tested as part of an assessment program for driver's license. Mean age in the group was 53 years. Stroke patients were tested on average 4 months post injury. The(More)
There is an increasing interest in methods for assessing fitness to hold a driver's licence among patients with traumatic brain injury, cerebrovascular accidents and other central nervous system diseases which present cognitive impairments. This article describes a multimodal approach including medical, neuropsychological and open-road evaluations. We also(More)
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