Cognitive functioning of adult survivors of cerebral hypoxia.

  title={Cognitive functioning of adult survivors of cerebral hypoxia.},
  author={Barbara A. Wilson},
  journal={Brain injury},
  volume={10 12},
What should clinical neuropsychologists look out for when asked to assess someone with hypoxic brain damage? To determine whether there are typical cognitive profiles of hypoxic patients, all referrals for a neuropsychological assessment made to the author over a period of 16 years were scanned to identify those with a primary diagnosis of cerebral hypoxia as recorded in the hospital notes. From a total sample of 567 patients, 18 (3.17%) had sustained primary cerebral hypoxia from a variety of… CONTINUE READING