Postoperative cognitive dysfunction

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) is a decline in cognitive function (especially in memory and executive functions) that may last from 1-12 months after surgery, or longer. In some cases, this disorder may […]

Disabilities affecting intellectual abilities

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     There are a variety of medical conditions affecting cognitive ability. This is a broad concept encompassing various intellectual or cognitive deficits, including intellectual disability, deficits too mild to properly qualify […]

Cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome (CCAS), also called “Schmahmann’s syndrome” is a condition that follows from lesions (damage) to the cerebellum of the brain. It refers to a constellation […]

Mild cognitive impairment

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI), also known as incipient dementia and isolated memory impairment, is a neurological disorder that occurs in older adults which involves cognitive impairments with minimal impairment in instrumental activities of daily living. MCI involves […]