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Methodological factors in determining risk of dementia after transient ischemic attack and stroke

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(II) Effect of attrition on follow-up
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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Cognitive outcomes in cohorts and trials are often based only on face-to-face clinic assessment. However, cognitive impairment is strongly associated with increased morbidity and mortality, leading to substantial loss to clinic follow-up. In the absence of previous population-based data, we determined the effect of such attrition on measured risk of dementia after transient ischemic attack and stroke. METHODS: Patients with transient ischemic attack or stroke prospecti...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Oxford, MSD
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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British Heart Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
American Heart Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Stroke Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
6
Pages:
1494-1500
Publication date:
2015-05-07
Acceptance date:
2015-04-13
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ISSN:
1524-4628 and 0039-2499
Pubs id:
pubs:523052
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uri:c3546ce6-e527-4484-aeed-05c25cc24e99
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uuid:c3546ce6-e527-4484-aeed-05c25cc24e99
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