Cerebral anoxia and disability

@article{Peskine2004CerebralAA,
  title={Cerebral anoxia and disability},
  author={Anne Peskine and Christine Picq and Pascale Pradat-Diehl},
  journal={Brain Injury},
  year={2004},
  volume={18},
  pages={1243 - 1254}
}
Objectives: To describe the sequelae of cerebral anoxia following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, to study the functional outcome and to seek a link between the acute stage and the disability. Method: A retrospective study was performed. The initial findings and the neurological and neuropsychological status are recorded of 12 patients admitted to the rehabilitation unit for after-effects of cerebral anoxia following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Results: After clinical and neuropsychological… 

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