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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 […]
Using Talking Mats to support communication in persons with Huntington’s disease
Background: Many individuals with Huntington’s disease experience reduced functioning in cognition, language and communication. Talking Mats is a visually based low technological augmentative communication framework that supports communication in people with different cognitive and communicative disabilities.; Aims: To evaluate Talking Mats as a communication tool for people in the later stages of Huntington’s disease.; Methods& […]
Long-term rivastigmine treatment in a routine clinical setting
Objective: The aim of the study was to observe the effects of long-term rivastigmine treatment in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in a routine clinical setting.; Methods: This was a prospective, open-label, observational, multicentre, non-randomized study. Outcome measures included the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE), the Clinician’s Interview-Based Impression of Change (CIBIC) […]
Psychometric evaluation of the Swedish version of the Person-Centered Care Assessment Tool (P-CAT)
Background: Person-centered care is a multidimensional concept describing good care, especially within aged care and care for people with dementia. Research studies evaluating person-centered care interventions seldom use direct measurement of levels of person-centeredness. Existing scales that measure person-centeredness need further testing. This study evaluated the psychometric properties of the Swedish version of the Person-Centered […]