Cognitive Function Profile of Post-Stroke Patients in Rehabilitation Clinic Dr. Hasan Sadikin General Hospital Bandung 2014

Dila Larasati, Irma Ruslina Defi, Henny Anggraini Sadeli

Abstract


Objective: To discover cognitive function profile of post-stroke patients undergoing rehabilitation to provide information for rehabilitation professionals in order to plan the program and provide services that meet the patient’s need.

Method This study was a descriptive cross-sectional study involving 32 post-stroke patients undergoing rehabilitation at the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation clinic of Dr. Hasan Sadikin General Hospital Bandung in August-September 2014. An examination was conducted using the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) to obtain cognitive function profile of post-stroke patients.

Results The results showed that almost all post-stroke patients undergoing rehabilitation had normal cognitive function (93.8%), only few patients had probable cognitive impairment (6.2%). Patients with probable cognitive impairment were in the age range 57–60 years with level of education graduated from elementary school, and were in the sub acute phase of stroke.

Conclusions This study shows that almost all post-stroke patients undergoing rehabilitation have normal cognitive function, only minority of patients have probable cognitive impairment, and there are no patients with definite cognitive impairment.

Keywords: Cognitive function, rehabilitation, stroke

 

DOI: 10.15850/ijihs.v5n1.


Keywords


Cognitive function, rehabilitation, stroke

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