CME/CE: Stroke Rounds: Bilingual Brains Sustain Less Stroke Damage
By: Alere Staff
American Heart Association
November 20, 2015 – November 20, 2017
Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™
Speaking more than one language might protect against cognitive injury related to stroke, according to findings from an Indian registry study. Compared to patients who spoke only one language, bilingual stroke patients were more than twice as likely to have normal cognition following their stroke.