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dc.contributor.authorBuanes, Eirik Alnesen_US
dc.contributor.authorGramstad, Arneen_US
dc.contributor.authorSøvig, Karoline Kjellsdotteren_US
dc.contributor.authorHufthammer, Karl Oveen_US
dc.contributor.authorFlaatten, Hansen_US
dc.contributor.authorHusby, Thomasen_US
dc.contributor.authorLangørgen, Jørunden_US
dc.contributor.authorHeltne, Jon-Kennethen_US
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-17T11:32:36Z
dc.date.available2015-08-17T11:32:36Z
dc.date.issued2015-04
dc.identifier.issn0300-9572
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1956/10285
dc.description.abstractAim: Neuropsychological testing has uncovered cognitive impairment in cardiac arrest survivors with good neurologic outcome according to the cerebral performance categories. We investigated cognitive function and health-related quality of life four years after cardiac arrest. Methods: Thirty cardiac arrest survivors over the age of 18 in cerebral performance category 1 or 2 on hospital discharge completed the EQ-5D-5L and HADS questionnaires prior to cognitive testing using the Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery. The results were compared with population norms. Results: Twenty-nine per cent of patients were cognitively impaired. The pattern of cognitive impairment reflects dysfunction in the medial temporal lobe, with impaired short-time memory and executive function slightly but distinctly affected. There was a significant reduction in quality of life on the EQ-VAS, but not on the EQ index. Conclusion: Cognitive impairment four years after cardiac arrest affected more than one quarter of the patients. Short-term memory was predominantly affected.en_US
dc.language.isoengeng
dc.publisherElseviereng
dc.relation.ispartof<a href="http://hdl.handle.net/1956/16620" atreget="blank">Cardiac Arrest in a Community: Epidemiology, Treatment, and Outcome</a>
dc.rightsAttribution CC BY-NC-NDeng
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/eng
dc.subjectCardiac arresteng
dc.subjectCognition disorderseng
dc.subjectCANTABeng
dc.subjectNeuropsychological testseng
dc.subjectQuality of lifeeng
dc.subjectTreatment outcomeeng
dc.titleCognitive function and health-related quality of life four years after cardiac arresten_US
dc.typePeer reviewed
dc.typeJournal article
dc.date.updated2015-08-17T11:25:37Z
dc.description.versionpublishedVersionen_US
dc.rights.holderCopyright 2015 The Authors
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2014.12.021
dc.identifier.cristin1248263
dc.source.journalResuscitation
dc.source.4089
dc.source.pagenumber13-18


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