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The aphasia and the associated frustrations that are common, lingering effects of a stroke sometimes present a gloomy challenge for the treating physician. Beyond initially explaining the condition and holding out some hope, he must make a continuing effort to be supportive and helpful. The formal speech therapies are frequently not available, or may be of limited value. In this booklet the author has made a highly commendable, well-organized, and nicely crafted effort to reach the most important therapists, the family. She touches on related social and emotional problems, in addition to clarifying a bewildering technical subject for the interested
Communication Problems After a Stroke.. Ann Intern Med. ;76:677. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-4-677_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(4):677.
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