Rehabilitation for post-stroke cognitive impairment: an overview of recommendations arising from systematic reviews of current evidence.

@article{Gillespie2015RehabilitationFP,
  title={Rehabilitation for post-stroke cognitive impairment: an overview of recommendations arising from systematic reviews of current evidence.},
  author={David C. Gillespie and Audrey Bowen and Charlie S Y Chung and Janet Cockburn and Peter Knapp and Alex Pollock},
  journal={Clinical rehabilitation},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={
          120-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Although cognitive impairments are common following stroke, there is considerable uncertainty about the types of interventions that can reduce activity restrictions and improve quality of life. Indeed, a recent project to identify priorities for research into life after stroke determined that the top priority for patients, carers and health professionals was how to improve cognitive impairments. OBJECTIVE To provide an overview of the evidence for the effectiveness of cognitive… CONTINUE READING

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