Methods for Improving Screening for Vascular Cognitive Impairment Using the Montreal Cognitive Assessment

June 2020
Journal: Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences
Lead Author: Khush-Bakht Zaidi
All Authors: Khush-Bakht Zaidi, Jill B. Rich, Kelly M. Sunderland, Malcolm A. Binns, Linda Truong, Paula M. McLaughlin, Bradley Pugh, Donna Kwan, Derek Beaton, Brian Levine, Demetrios J. Sahlas, Dariush Dowlatshahi, Ayman Hassan, Jennifer Mandzia, Angela K. Troyer, Richard H. Swartz

Vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) post-stroke is frequent but may go undetected. This publication highlights the need to better screen cognitive functioning following a stroke. This study examined the utility of using the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) in detecting cognitive impairment post-stroke.