Prevalence and determinants of cognitive impairment in chronic heart failure patients.

@article{Debette2007PrevalenceAD,
  title={Prevalence and determinants of cognitive impairment in chronic heart failure patients.},
  author={St{\'e}phanie Debette and Christophe Bauters and Didier Leys and Nicolas Lamblin and Florence Pasquier and Pascal de Groote},
  journal={Congestive heart failure},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={205-8}
}
Cognitive impairment has seldom been investigated in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). The authors' aim was to assess the prevalence and determinants of cognitive impairment in patients hospitalized for CHF decompensation. The authors prospectively performed the Folstein Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and completed a standardized questionnaire for cerebrovascular accidents (CVA) and transient ischemic attacks (TIA) in patients hospitalized for CHF decompensation during a 3-month… CONTINUE READING

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