Neuropsychological dysfunction in patients suffering from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

@article{Crews2001NeuropsychologicalDI,
  title={Neuropsychological dysfunction in patients suffering from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.},
  author={W. David Crews and Angela Lee Jefferson and T G Bolduc and Jennifer B. Elliott and Noel Ferro and Donna K. Broshek and Jeffrey T. Barth and Mark K. Robbins},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  year={2001},
  volume={16 7},
  pages={643-52}
}
Few studies have examined the neuropsychological sequelae associated with end-stage pulmonary disease. Neuropsychological data are presented for 47 patients with end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who were being evaluated as potential candidates for lung transplantation. Although patients exhibited a diversity of neurocognitive deficits, their highest frequencies of impairment were found on the Selective Reminding Test (SRT). Specifically, over 50% of the patients completing… CONTINUE READING
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