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The NIH stroke scale can establish cognitive function after stroke
Background: Cognitive impairment is an important but underrecognised consequence of stroke. We investigated whether a subset of items from the NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) could yield valid information on cognitive status in a group of stroke patients.; Methods: 149 stroke patients from the Göteborg 70+ Stroke Study were investigated after 18 months. We extracted 4 […]
A home programme for patients with cognitive dysfunction: a pilot study
Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of a 12-week individualized home programme of rehabilitation for patients with cognitive impairment.; Methods: Six patients with cognitive dysfunction, after haemorrhagic stroke, participated in this study. A programme was carried out in the home environment that consisted of four mixed training programmes: cognitive remediation therapy, story retelling, cognitive enhancing games […]
The effects of an aerobic and resistance exercise training program on cognition following stroke
Background: Cognitive benefits obtained from exercise in healthy populations support the idea that aerobic and resistance training (AT+RT) would confer benefit for poststroke recovery. However, there is little evidence regarding the effectiveness of such programs.; Objective: To evaluate the effects of a 6-month exercise program of AT+RT on cognition in consecutively enrolled patients with motor […]