Predictors and assessment of cognitive dysfunction resulting from ischaemic stroke.

@article{Gottesman2010PredictorsAA,
  title={Predictors and assessment of cognitive dysfunction resulting from ischaemic stroke.},
  author={Rebecca F. Gottesman and Argye E. Hillis},
  journal={The Lancet. Neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={9 9},
  pages={895-905}
}
Stroke remains a primary cause of morbidity throughout the world mainly because of its effect on cognition. Individuals can recover from physical disability resulting from stroke, but might be unable to return to their previous occupations or independent life because of cognitive impairments. Cognitive dysfunction ranges from focal deficits, resulting directly from an area of infarction or from hypoperfusion in adjacent tissue, to more global cognitive dysfunction. Global dysfunction is likely… CONTINUE READING

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As research is increasingly focused on the role of preventable risk factors in the development of dementia , the role of stroke in the development of cognitive impairment and dementia could be another target for prevention .
As research is increasingly focused on the role of preventable risk factors in the development of dementia , the role of stroke in the development of cognitive impairment and dementia could be another target for prevention .
As research is increasingly focused on the role of preventable risk factors in the development of dementia , the role of stroke in the development of cognitive impairment and dementia could be another target for prevention .
As research is increasingly focused on the role of preventable risk factors in the development of dementia , the role of stroke in the development of cognitive impairment and dementia could be another target for prevention .
As research is increasingly focused on the role of preventable risk factors in the development of dementia , the role of stroke in the development of cognitive impairment and dementia could be another target for prevention .
As research is increasingly focused on the role of preventable risk factors in the development of dementia , the role of stroke in the development of cognitive impairment and dementia could be another target for prevention .
As research is increasingly focused on the role of preventable risk factors in the development of dementia , the role of stroke in the development of cognitive impairment and dementia could be another target for prevention .
As research is increasingly focused on the role of preventable risk factors in the development of dementia , the role of stroke in the development of cognitive impairment and dementia could be another target for prevention .
As research is increasingly focused on the role of preventable risk factors in the development of dementia , the role of stroke in the development of cognitive impairment and dementia could be another target for prevention .
As research is increasingly focused on the role of preventable risk factors in the development of dementia , the role of stroke in the development of cognitive impairment and dementia could be another target for prevention .
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