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Social dysfunctioning after mild to moderate first-ever stroke at vocational age
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    Choice of neuropsychological tests and documentation of modifiable risk factors for stroke

    Dear Editor,

    Relevant to the evaluation of post-stroke social functioning(1) is the choice of neuropsychological tests, as well as documentation of risk factors for stroke recurrence, so as to mitigate, through treatment, the risk of worsening cognitive performance attributable to multiple strokes(2). In a recent study where post-stroke cognitive performance was evaluated using a battery of neuropsychological t...

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    Quality of Life After Stroke

    Dear Editor,

    This interesting study showed that up to 68% of patients complained of significant work and social dysfunction due to stroke. This study has many implications. The number of people who survive stroke and live with its consequences is increasing. The case fatality rate for stroke has declined over the past few decades,and many of people who experience a stroke now survive.This increase in survival...

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