Cognitive Impairment After Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke
Published: May 01, 2023
- Post-stroke cognitive impairment (PSCI) ranges in severity from mild to severe and occurs in up to 60% of stroke survivors in the first year after stroke, with a higher rate seen acutely after stroke.
- The risk of developing future dementia increases after stroke, even in those with transient cognitive impairment.
- This statement discusses many aspects of PSCI with thoughtful discussions about recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of this post stroke condition.