Robinson, Sarita Jane, Pope, Debbie and Mace, David (2009) Post-stroke recovery of high-level cognitive function. Disability & Rehabilitation, 31 (7). pp. 593-594. ISSN 0963-8288
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638280802200864
This research explored the post-stroke cognitive ability of a 52-year male, KM, who suffered a left middle cerebral artery stroke. KM received no rehabilitation post-stroke, as clinic assessments suggested that mental functioning had returned to an acceptable level. However, KM believed that his cognitive ability had not returned to pre-stroke levels. Comparisons with pre-stroke data from an unrelated study and additional testing using sensitive cognitive measures supported his observations. This research concludes that patient observations and more sensitive testing of post-stroke cognitive functioning may reveal additional high-level cognitive deficits.
|Additional Information:||Cognitive functioning; stroke; recovery|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Schools:||College of Science and Technology > School of Psychology|
|Deposited By:||Helen Cooper|
|Deposited On:||03 Aug 2010 16:54|
|Last Modified:||27 Aug 2015 14:46|
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