Search for dissertations about: "cognitive impairment stroke"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words cognitive impairment stroke.

  1. 1. Clinical Findings and Outcome after Stroke. Including a Translational Stem Cell Therapy Perspective

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Hossein Delavaran; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; recovery; outcome; cognitive function; Upper extremity motor impairment; Stem cell therapy;

    Abstract : Background and Purpose: Stroke is one of the dominant causes of death and adult disability in the world. There is a need for novel therapeutic approaches to improve functional recovery and outcome after stroke, and experimental studies have shown that stem cell-based therapies (SCT) hold much potential in this regard. READ MORE

  2. 2. Long-term functional outcome after ischemic stroke: : Prognostic value of early identification of neglect and aphasia

    University dissertation from Department of psychology : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Joel Gerafi; Högskolan i Skövde.; Högskolan i Skövde.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Consciousness and Cognitive Neuroscience; Kognitiv neurovetenskap och filosofi; Stroke; Aphasia; Neglect; visuospatial inattention; language impairment; long-term functional outcome; ischemic stroke; neglect; aphasia;

    Abstract : Early symptoms of neglect and aphasia are often observed after ischemic stroke and have been associated with unfavorable short-term functional outcomes within one year post-stroke. However, there is a lack of studies with inclusion of both neglect and aphasia as potential predictors that have studied long-term functional outcomes exceeding one year after stroke. READ MORE

  3. 3. Executive dysfunctions in elderly persons with mild stroke

    University dissertation from Department of psychology : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Marie Cederfeldt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; Cognitive dysfunction; EFPT; Elderly; Executive dysfunction; Instrumental Activities of Daily Life; Mild stroke; Personal Activities of Daily Life; Translation;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT The overall aim of this thesis was to examine the performance of personal activities of daily living (P-ADL) related to cognitive and executive dysfunctions in elderly patients with mild stroke in the acute care and after 12 months, and to evaluate the instrument Executive Function Performance Test (EFPT) in persons with mild stroke. Methods: In the first study elderly patients with stroke (n = 60) referred to geriatric rehabilitation were included. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mild stroke - consequences in everyday life, coping and life satisfaction

    University dissertation from Department of psychology : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Gunnel Carlsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; mild stroke; cognition; post-stroke fatigue; qualitative method; coping; life satisfaction;

    Abstract : Abstract Aim: The aim of this thesis was to explore the life situation one year after an apparently mild stroke, and to compare life satisfaction between patients and their spouses. Method: Seventy-five patients with mild stroke participated. Neurological and cognitive impairment was assessed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Life after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Svante Wallmark; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aneurysmal; Attention deficit; Cognitive impairment; Family medicine; Follow-up appointments; General practice; Intracranial aneurysm; Outcome; Primary care; Primary health care; Return to work; Spasticity; Stroke; Subarachnoid hemorrhage; Sweden; Neurokirurgi; Neurosurgery;

    Abstract : Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a devastating disease with mean age of 59 years. SAH accounts for 5% of all stroke and more than one quarter of potential life years lost through stroke. With the advanced neurosurgical methods of today two thirds of the patients survive. READ MORE