Cognitive impairment after stroke: frequency, patterns, and relationship to functional abilities.

@article{Tatemichi1994CognitiveIA,
  title={Cognitive impairment after stroke: frequency, patterns, and relationship to functional abilities.},
  author={Thomas K. Tatemichi and David W. Desmond and Yaakov Stern and Myunghee Cho Paik and Mary C Sano and E Bagiella},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1994},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={202-7}
}
Cognitive function was examined in 227 patients three months after admission to hospital for ischaemic stroke, and in 240 stroke-free controls, using 17 scored items that assessed memory, orientation, verbal skills, visuospatial ability, abstract reasoning, and attentional skills. After adjusting for demographic factors with standardised residual scores in all subjects, the fifth percentile was used for controls as the criterion for failure on each item. The mean (SD) number of failed items was… CONTINUE READING
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