Stephen Stephens

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OBJECTIVE To characterize children with new-onset seizures presenting as status epilepticus at a tertiary care children's hospital. METHODS Prospectively collected data were reviewed from a database derived from a mandated critical care pathway. A total of 1,382 patients presented with new-onset seizures between 2001 and 2007. RESULTS A total of 144(More)
BACKGROUND Dementia is common post stroke, but the potential role of early cognitive impairment and APOE epsilon4 as risk factors is unclear. METHOD Stroke survivors older than 75 years without dementia at 3 months post stroke received a detailed neuropsychological evaluation at 3 and 15 months post stroke, which included the Cambridge Assessment of(More)
BACKGROUND Post-stroke cognitive impairment is frequent, with characteristic impairments of attentional and executive performance. OBJECTIVE The study aims to determine whether the profile and severity of impairment in vascular Cognitive Impairment No Dementia (vascular CIND) is intermediate between that seen in stroke patients without significant(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the presenting characteristics of new-onset afebrile seizures in infants (age 1-24 months) and the yield of neuroimaging. METHODS Prospective data were obtained from a standardized evaluation and management plan mandated by a critical care pathway. A total of 317 infants presented with new-onset afebrile seizures between 2001 and(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the utility of the neuroimaging component within the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Association Internationale pour la Recherche et l'Enseignement en Neurosciences (AIREN) criteria for vascular dementia for distinguishing between patients with and without dementia in the context of cerebrovascular(More)
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