Emma Moffitt

Learn More
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Guidelines recommend cognitive screening in acute stroke. Various instruments are available, with no consensus on a preferred tool. We aimed to describe test accuracy of brief screening tools for diagnosis of cognitive impairment and delirium in acute stroke. METHODS We collected data on sequential stroke unit admission in a single(More)
Cognitive and mood problems are prevalent in stroke survivors and have clinical and prognostic implications. The importance of the cognitive dimension to stroke outcomes is increasingly recognized, and many countries recommend active case finding through screening all stroke survivors for cognitive issues. The need for robust cognitive screening strategies(More)
Two patients developed severe respiratory difficulty after occupational exposure to sawdust derived from abiruana wood. Both patients had positive immediate wheal-and-flare responses to skin tests with an extract of abiruana wood. Skin tests to other wood dusts were negative. Precipitating antibodies could not be demonstrated in the patients' serum.(More)
  • 1