How predictive is the MMSE for cognitive performance after stroke?

@inproceedings{Bour2009HowPI,
  title={How predictive is the MMSE for cognitive performance after stroke?},
  author={A M J J Bour and Sascha M. C. Rasquin and A M H P Boreas and Martien Limburg and Frans R. J. Verhey},
  booktitle={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2009}
}
Cognitive deficits are commonly observed in stroke patients. Neuropsychological testing is time-consuming and not easy to administer after hospital discharge. Standardised screening measures are desirable. The Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) is the test most widely applied to screen for cognitive deficits. Despite its broad use, its predictive characteristics after stroke have not been exhaustively investigated. The aim of this study was to determine whether the MMSE is able to adequately… CONTINUE READING
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