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Screening of cognitive functions. Evaluation of methods and their applicability in neurological rehabilitation.

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Title: Screening of cognitive functions. Evaluation of methods and their applicability in neurological rehabilitation.
Authors: Hofgren, Caisa
Issue Date: 15-May-2009
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation
Parts of work: I. Hofgren C, Esbjörnsson E, Aniansson H, Sunnerhagen K.S. Application and validation of the Barrow Neurological Institute Screen for Higher Cerebral Functions in a control population and in patient groups commonly seen in neurorehabilitation. J Rehab Med 2007;39: 547-553.

II. Hofgren C, Esbjörnsson E, Lundgren-Nilsson Å, Sunnerhagen K.S. A comparison between two screening instruments for cognitive functions: parallel reliability and linking to the ICF of the Barrow Neurological Screen for Higher Cerebral functions (BNIS) and the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE). Submitted.

III. Hofgren C, Björkdahl A, Esbjörnsson E, Sunnerhagen K.S. Recovery after stroke: cognition, ADL-function and return to work. Acta Neurol Scand 2007;115:73-80.

IV. Hofgren C, Lundgren-Nilsson Å, Esbjörnsson E, Sunnerhagen K.S. Two years after cardiac arrest, cognitive status, ADL function and living situation. Brain Injury 2008;22:12, 972-978.

Date of Defence: 2009-06-04
Disputation: Torsdagen den 4 juni 2009, kl 09.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: cognition
cognitive screening
brain damage
return to work
Abstract: Screening of cognitive functions Evaluation of methods and their applicability in neurological rehabilitation Caisa Hofgren, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology/Rehabilitation Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Göteborg, SWEDEN Abstract Assessment of cognitive functions is of great importance in neurological clinical settings as well as in rehabilitation. A cognitive screening test is short and comprehensive and can be used in various situations. The B... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-7792-7
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