CME/CE: Stroke Rounds: Bilingual Brains Sustain Less Stroke Damage

Publication Date:
Tue, 12/01/2015
By: Alere Staff

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MedPage Today

American Heart Association

ACTIVE DATE

November 20, 2015 – November 20, 2017

CREDIT

Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™

DESCRIPTION

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.

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http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/Strokes/54812