Affiliation: Orebro University Hospital
Appelros P, Jonsson F, Asplund K, Eriksson M, Glader E, Asberg K, et al
. Trends in baseline patient characteristics during the years 1995-2008: observations from Riks-Stroke, the Swedish Stroke Register. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010;30:114-9 pubmed publisher
..This has consequences for the interpretation of outcome data. Some changes may be due to inclusion bias, others due to alterations in general health, evolution of vascular risk factors or demographics. ..
Appelros P, Terent A. Validation of the Swedish inpatient and cause-of-death registers in the context of stroke. Acta Neurol Scand. 2011;123:289-93 pubmed publisher
..Great caution should be taken when data are derived from the inpatient and cause-of-death registers, and more validation work needs to be carried out in the context of stroke. ..
Appelros P, Karlsson G, Seiger A, Nydevik I. Neglect and anosognosia after first-ever stroke: incidence and relationship to disability. J Rehabil Med. 2002;34:215-20 pubmed
..Some of the variability found in previous incidence studies is likely to be explained by not using such a design. ..
Appelros P, Nydevik I, Karlsson G, Thorwalls A, Seiger A. Assessing unilateral neglect: shortcomings of standard test methods. Disabil Rehabil. 2003;25:473-9 pubmed
..Standard neglect tests do not cover all clinical forms of neglect. It is therefore important not to rely completely on test instruments when diagnosing neglect. More versatile test instruments are desired. ..
Appelros P, Karlsson G, Hennerdal S. Anosognosia versus unilateral neglect. Coexistence and their relations to age, stroke severity, lesion site and cognition. Eur J Neurol. 2007;14:54-9 pubmed
..For anosognosia, lesion location appears to be less important. Anosognosia also tends to occur with larger strokes...