Transient cognitive impairment in TIA and minor stroke.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Acute cognitive impairment and delirium occur after major stroke and are associated with poor cognitive outcome. We conducted a population-based study to determine whether transient cognitive impairment (TCI) is seen acutely after cerebral transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke, and whether it predicts long-term cognitive decline. METHODS: Mini-mental-state examination was performed in consecutive testable patients with TIA or minor stroke (National Institute...Expand abstract
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