Cognitive impairment after stroke: Clinical determinants and its associations with long-term stroke outcomes

M D Patel, C Coshall, A G Rudd, C D A Wolfe

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Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To identify factors that were associated with cognitive impairment 3 months after stroke, and to examine the associations of cognitive impairment with stroke outcomes up to 4 years after stroke. DESIGN: Observational study. SETTING: Population-based stroke register. PARTICIPANTS: Six hundred forty-five subjects with first-ever stroke, identified from the register. MEASUREMENTS: Subjects were assessed for cognition using the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) 3 months after stroke. Cognitively impaired subjects (MMSE
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)700 - 706
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American Geriatrics Society
Volume50
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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