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StrokeCog & Related Publications

Here you will find published papers from the StrokeCog Study. This is regularly updated with our latest publications. So stay tuned!

Cochrane Systematic Review

Hickey A, Merriman NA, Bruen C, Mellon L, Bennett K, Williams D, Pender N, Doyle F. Psychological interventions for managing cognitive impairment after stroke. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2019, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD013406. 

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Disability and Rehabilitation

Merriman NA, Bruen C, Gorman A, Horgan F, Williams DJ, Pender N, Byrne E, Hickey A. “I’m just not a Sudoku person”: analysis of stroke survivor, carer, and healthcare professional perspectives for the design of a cognitive rehabilitation intervention. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2019;1–11.

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BMJ Open

Merriman NA, Sexton E, McCabe G, et al Addressing cognitive impairment following stroke: systematic review and meta-analysis of non-randomised controlled studies of psychological interventions BMJ Open 2019;9:e024429.

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European Stroke Journal

Sexton E, McLoughlin A, Williams DJ, Merriman NA, Donnelly N, Rohde D, Hickey A, Wren MA, Bennett K. 
Systematic review and meta-analysis of the prevalence of cognitive impairment no dementia in the first year post-stroke. European Stroke Journal. 2019 Jan 16:2396987318825484.

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BMJ Open

Merriman NA, Sexton E, Donnelly N-A, McCabe G, Walsh ME, Rohde D, et al. Managing cognitive impairment following stroke: protocol for a systematic review of non-randomised controlled studies of psychological interventions. BMJ Open. 2018;8(1):e019001.

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Rohde D, Gaynor E, Large M, Mellon L, Bennett K, Williams DJ, Brewer L, Hall P, Callaly E, Dolan E, Hickey A: Cognitive impairment and medication adherence post-stroke: A five-year follow-up of the ASPIRE-S cohort. PLoS ONE 14(10): e0223997. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0223997. 19 October 2019.

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Merriman NA, Sexton E, McCabe G, Walsh ME, Rohde D, Gorman A, Jeffares I, Donnelly NA, Pender N, Williams DJ, Horgan F, Doyle F, Wren MA, Bennett KE, Hickey A. Addressing cognitive impairment following stroke: Systematic review and meta-analysis of non-randomised controlled studies of psychological interventions. BMJ Open 2019;9:e024429. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024429

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Sexton E, McLoughlin A, Williams DJ, Merriman NA, Donnelly N, Rohde D, Hickey A, Wren MA, Bennett K Systematic review and meta-analysis of the prevalence of cognitive impairment no dementia in the first year post-stroke. European Stroke Journal 01 Jan 2019 DOI https://doi.org/10.1177/2396987318825484

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Jeffares I, Hickey A, Doyle F, Horgan Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of cardiac rehabilitation interventions on cognitive impairment following stroke. F PROSPERO register for systematic reviews Published 21 Dec 2018

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Hickey A, Mellon L, Williams D, Shelley E, Conroy R. Does stroke health promotion increase awareness of appropriate behavioural response? Impact of the FAST campaign on population knowledge of stroke risk factors, warning signs and emergency response. Eur Stroke Journal 2017. doi: 10.1177/2396987317753453

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Rohde D, Merriman N, Doyle F, Bennett K, Williams D, Hickey A. Does cognitive impairment impact adherence? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between cognitive impairment and medication non-adherence in stroke. PLoS ONE 2017.

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Merriman N, Sexton E, Donnelly N, McCabe G, Walsh M, Rohde D, Gorman A, Jeffares I, Pender N, Williams D, Horgan F, Doyle F, Wren MA, Bennett K, Hickey A. Cognitive impairment following stroke: Protocol for a systematic review of non-randomised controlled studies of psychological interventions. BMJ Open 2017.

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Rohde D, Hickey A, Williams D, Bennett K. Cognitive impairment and cardiovascular medication use: Results from Wave 1 of the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing. Cardiovascular Therapeutics 2017;35:e12300. PMID: 28836733

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Rohde D, Williams D, Gaynor E, Bennett K, Dolan E, Callaly E, Large M, Hickey A. Secondary prevention and cognitive function after stroke: a study protocol for a 5-year follow-up of the ASPIRE-S cohort. BMJ Open 2017;7:e014819. PMID: 28348196

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Mellon L, Doyle F, Rohde D, Williams D, Hickey A. Stroke warning campaigns: delivering better patient outcomes? A systematic review. Patient Related Outcome Measures 2015;6:61-73. doi: 10.2147/PROM.S54087. PMID: 25750550

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