An evaluation of screening measures for cognitive impairment after stroke.

  title={An evaluation of screening measures for cognitive impairment after stroke.},
  author={Holly Blake and Michelle McKinney and K. A. Treece and Elizabeth Lee and Nadina B Lincoln},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  volume={31 6},
OBJECTIVES To assess the sensitivity and specificity of a screening battery for detecting cognitive impairment after stroke. DESIGN A randomized controlled trial. METHODS Stroke patients were recruited from hospitals in three centres. Patients were screened for cognitive impairment on the Mini-Mental State Examination, the Sheffield Screening Test for Acquired Language Disorders and Raven's Coloured Progressive Matrices and received a further battery of assessments of cognitive function… 

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