Cognitive impairment and risk of cardiovascular events and mortality Full Text
European Heart Journal, 05/21/2012
O'Donnell M et al. – In people at increased cardiovascular (CV) risk, impairments on baseline cognitive testing are associated with a graded increase in the risk of stroke, congestive heart failure, and CV death, but not coronary events. An MMSE score of <24 increased CV disease risk to the same extent as a previous stroke.