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BACKGROUND Cognitive impairment and dementia are very common after stroke. Telephone screening has potential advantages for clinical follow-up and population-based research in this group. We wished to test the validity of the Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status (TICS) for cognitive testing in post-stroke subjects. METHODS Cognitive function in stroke(More)
BACKGROUND Primary intracerebral haemorrhage (PICH) is associated with a poorer outcome than cerebral infarction. This study aimed to determine whether this is explained by the clinical severity of stroke. METHODS An observational study of outcome in consecutive admissions with acute PICH and ischaemic stroke was undertaken. A nested case-control(More)
OBJECTIVE The purposes of the study were to determine rates of compliance with appointments among patients with schizophrenia who had been treated for more than four years in an outpatient clinic, to explore reasons for missed appointments, and to determine whether treatment modalities affected compliance rates. METHODS Chi square analysis was used to(More)
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