Methodological issues in the assessment of neuropsychologic function after cardiac surgery.

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Journal Article (Review)

This report reviews critical issues facing investigators interested in neuropsychologic sequelae after cardiac operations: (1) experimental design; (2) selective attrition; (3) selection of instruments; (4) moderating factors; (5) definitions of cognitive decline; (6) statistical analysis; and (7) clinical significance. Implications for further research in the area are discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Blumenthal, JA; Mahanna, EP; Madden, DJ; White, WD; Croughwell, ND; Newman, MF

Published Date

  • May 1995

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 59 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 1345 - 1350

PubMed ID

  • 7733766

Pubmed Central ID

  • 7733766

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1552-6259

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-4975

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0003-4975(95)00055-p

Language

  • eng