Checklijst voor het opsporen van cognitieve en emotionele gevolgen van een beroerte (CLCE-24)

S.M.C. Rasquin*, C.M. van Heugten, I. Winkens, G. Beusmans, F.R.J. Verhey

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Background and purpose. Cognitive and emotional problems are common after stroke and screening is essential. In this paper a new screening instrument is presented and its usability is investigated.methods. A group of stroke patients (n = 69) were interviewed using the new instrument, the clce-24, six months post stroke. Moreover extensive neuropsychological testing was conducted (including mmse/camcog).results. Patients, relatives and assessors (a psychologist) were positive about its use. The interview with the clce-24 took 11.1 minutes on average (5-35 minutes). Eighty percent of the patients had complaints; 73% had cognitive problems, while 51% had emotional problems. Patients with at least one complaint on the clce-24 scored lower on the mmse (t=2.5; p = 0.01) and the camcog (t= 2.5; p= 0.02) compared to patients without complaints.conclusions. The clce-24 can be applied by professionals in primary care for identification of cognitive and emotional complaints after stroke. Further research and implementation in clinical practice and the stroke service is recommended.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121-126
JournalTijdschrift voor Gerontologie en Geriatrie
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006


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