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Underestimation of cognitive impairment by Mini-Mental State Examination versus the Montreal Cognitive Assessment in patients with transient ischemic attack and stroke: a population-based study.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) is insensitive to mild cognitive impairment and executive function. The more recently developed Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA), an alternative, brief 30-point global cognitive screen, might pick up more cognitive abnormalities in patients with cerebrovascular disease. METHODS: In a population-based study (Oxford Vascular Study) of transient ischemic attack and stroke, the MMSE and MoCA were administered to consecutive pat...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation More from this journal
Volume:
41
Issue:
6
Pages:
1290-1293
Publication date:
2010-06-01
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EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
Language:
English
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pubs:119191
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uuid:237f6363-3630-44b7-9a12-7f3122d61459
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pubs:119191
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119191
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2012-12-19

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