Factors predicting post-stroke aphasia recovery.

  title={Factors predicting post-stroke aphasia recovery.},
  author={Musa Mamman Watila and Salisu Abdullahi Balarabe},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  volume={352 1-2},
BACKGROUND Aphasia is an important stroke sequel that impacts negatively on the HQoL of stroke patients. Although a number of stroke patients with aphasia will have good functional recovery, many are left with language deficits. METHOD Papers were identified through PubMed and MEDLINE search, with keywords such as: 'stroke', 'aphasia', 'post-stroke aphasia', 'factors that predict aphasia recovery', 'aphasia outcomes' and 'aphasia prognosis'. RESULTS The most important factors that determine… CONTINUE READING
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