Neuropsychological functioning among cardiac rehabilitation patients.

  title={Neuropsychological functioning among cardiac rehabilitation patients.},
  author={David J. Moser and Ronny Cohen and Mathew M. Clark and Mark S. Aloia and Barbara A. Tate and S Stefanik and Daniel E. Forman and Peter L Tilkemeier},
  journal={Journal of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation},
  volume={19 2},
PURPOSE The underlying pathophysiology contributing to coronary heart disease also predisposes patients to cerebrovascular disease and associated cognitive disorders. Although prior studies have focused on the neuropsychological sequelae of specific cardiac problems, few have examined the associated cognitive capacities and limitations of typical cardiac patients. The current study was designed to examine neuropsychological functioning among a sample of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) patients… CONTINUE READING