Pitfalls in the Assessment of Disability in Individuals with Low-Grade Gliomas

@article{Phlson2003PitfallsIT,
  title={Pitfalls in the Assessment of Disability in Individuals with Low-Grade Gliomas},
  author={Anneli P{\aa}hlson and Lena Ek and Gerd Ahlstr{\"o}m and A. A. M. Smits},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={2003},
  volume={65},
  pages={149-158}
}
In this study, the presence of motor and cognitive disability is described in a cohort of patients with low-grade glioma recruited from a geographical area with a well-defined population located in the middle of Sweden. The study group consisted of 35 patients, of which 24 were evaluated by both a neurologist and a neuropsychologist, and 11 only by a neurologist. The test battery according to EFIT (Edinburgh Functional Impairment Test) was used by the neurologist to measure impairments of limb… CONTINUE READING

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