Improving outcomes for persons with aphasia in advanced community-based treatment programs.

@article{Aftonomos1999ImprovingOF,
  title={Improving outcomes for persons with aphasia in advanced community-based treatment programs.},
  author={L B Aftonomos and Jonathan S Appelbaum and Robert D. Steele},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1999},
  volume={30 7},
  pages={1370-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Studies have yet to document that community-based aphasia treatment programs routinely produce results comparable or superior to published research protocols. We explore this issue here in an outcome study of individuals with aphasia enrolled in 2 community-based, comparably managed and equipped therapy programs, which use a specially designed computer-based tool that is employed therapeutically in adherence to an extensive, detailed, and formally trained patient care… CONTINUE READING

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