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Of, characterized by, involving, or relating to cognition: "For the person experiencing cognitive decline, the slow loss of coherent speech will be compounded by a declining ability to draw conclusions" (Joanne Koenig Coste).

cog′ni·tive·ly adv.
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in a cognitive manner
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Adv.1.cognitively - with regard to cognition; "cognitively skillful"
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To purchase a wheelchair-accessible bus which will provide transportation services to frail seniors and individuals who are physically and cognitively challenged.
Providers say they're willing to comply, but it's unclear what they should stop, report, or permit, particularly when residents are cognitively impaired.
Carotid sinus hypersensitivity [17] is more common in patients with fractured necks of femur (36%)--both cognitively impaired and cognitively normal--than in patients admitted acutely for reasons other than falls (17%) or frail day-hospital attendees (13%) [18, 19].
"An analysis of the games shows very clearly that cognitively Kasparov is still the better chess player," Wolff says.
The correlation was assessed in 81 participants (aged 65 [+ or -] 7 years), including 26 cognitively normal adults and 55 amnestic MCI patients.
Lead author Evan Fletcher, a project scientist with the UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center, said that their results suggest that fornix variables are measurable brain factors that precede the earliest clinically relevant deterioration of cognitive function among cognitively normal elderly individuals.
The researchers defined cognitively demanding activities as those such as reading books or newspapers, writing letters or e-mails, and playing games.
An examination of the association of antidiabetic treatment with rates of ICD-9-CM-coded hypoglycemia in 497,900 veterans aged 65 years and oldter with diabetes showed that veterans who had cognitive impairment (CI) or dementia had significantly higher rates of hypoglycemia than did their cognitively intact peers in both adjusted and unad justed analyses, the re searchers reported.
In this group, 83 had mild cognitive impairment (MCI), 44 had Alzheimer's disease (AD), and the remaining participants were cognitively healthy.

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