Cognitive performance and aphasia recovery

  title={Cognitive performance and aphasia recovery},
  author={J. Fonseca and A. Raposo and I. Martins},
  journal={Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation},
  pages={131 - 136}
  • J. Fonseca, A. Raposo, I. Martins
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Abstract Objectives This study assessed cognitive performance of subjects with aphasia during the acute stage of stroke and evaluated how such performance relates to recovery at 3 months. Materials & methods Patients with aphasia following a left hemisphere stroke were evaluated during the first (baseline) and the fourth-month post onset. Assessment comprised non-verbal tests of attention/processing speed (Symbol Search, Cancelation Task), executive functioning (Matrix Reasoning, Tower of Hanoi… CONTINUE READING
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