Jurnal GAMBARAN FUNGSI KOGNITIF PASIEN INFEKSI OTAK DI RSUP PROF. DR. R.D. KANDOU MANADO

Artikel Jurnal GAMBARAN FUNGSI KOGNITIF PASIEN INFEKSI OTAK DI RSUP PROF. DR. R.D. KANDOU MANADO

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Introduction: Brain infection can cause various sequels including impaired cognitive function. However, the prevalence and characteristic of impaired cognitive function among brain infection patients in R.D. Kandou Hospital Manado remained not completely recognized. This study aims to determine the prevalence of impaired cognitive function and its characteristics in patients who have been diagnosed as brain infection. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study conducted in R.D. Kandou Hospital from October to December 2017. Patients previously diagnosed as brain infection, aged 17 to 60 years, and alerts were invited to follow this study. The variables studied are age, gender, education level, type of brain infection, and cognitive function. The cognitive function was examined by the Montreal Cognitive Assessment Indonesian version (Ina-MoCA) and the International HIV Dementia Scale (IHDS). Results: We found 15 eligible subjects. Eighteen percent of them were 36.0 (± 2.00) year old. Ina-MoCA examination found impaired cognitive function in 73.3% subjects and IHDS in all subjects. The two most accustomed found impaired functions were delayed memory and psychomotor speed.Conclusion: Cognitive functionCognitive function , brain infection, Ina-MoCA, IHDS, Manado.

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Introduction: Brain infection causes various sequelae including impaired cognitive function. Nevertheless, the prevalence and characteristic of cognitive impairment in brain cerebral patients at R.D. Kandou Manado (RS RDK) is still not fully known. This study aims to determine the prevalence of cognitive dysfunction and its characteristics in patients previously diagnosed with brain infection. Method: This is a cross sectional study at RS RDK in October-December 2017. Patients previously diagnosed with cerebrovascular infection, aged 17-60 years, and consciously invited to follow this study. The variables studied included age, sex, education level, type of brain infection, and cognitive function. Cognitive function was examined using Montreal Cognitive Assessment Indonesian version (Ina-MoCA) and International HIV Dementia Scale (IHDS). Hasil: We found 15 patients who met the study criteria. Eighty percent are male and the mean age is 36.0 (± 2., 0) years. Ina-MoCA examination found impaired cognitive function in 73.3% of subjects and IHDS on all subjects. The two most disturbed functions are psychomotor speed and delay memory. Conclusions: Most brain-infection patients will experience sequelae of cognitive impairment and physicians should evaluate cognitive function in patients previously diagnosed with brain infection. [196590] Cognitive function, infection brain, Ina-MoCA, Manado.

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