Validity and reliability of the Persian version of the Stroke and Aphasia Quality of Life Scale-39 (SAQOL-39)

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Source: Aphasiology - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Authors: Source Type: research

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We report on the feasibility of implementing such standardized assessments into routine clinical care via measures of adherence. We also report on initial analyses of the data within the database that provide insights into the opportunities to track change. This initiative highlights the feasibility of collecting clinical data using a standardized assessment measure across acute and inpatient rehabilitation care settings. Practice-based evidence may inform future research by contributing pilot data and systematic observations that may lead to the development of empirical studies, which can then feed back into clinical practice.
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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Source: Aphasiology - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Authors: Source Type: research
A 43-year-old male pet shop owner on leflunomide for seronegative rheumatoid arthritis presented locally with strange behavior and aphasia, preceded by flu-like symptoms and high fevers. Initial workup revealed cerebrospinal fluid lymphocytic pleocytosis (22 cells, 74% lymphocytes), for which he was started on empiric antimicrobial therapy. A brain MRI revealed extensive, bilateral ischemic strokes (Figure 1). A transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) was negative. He was then transferred to our institution for further evaluation.
Source: The American Journal of Medicine - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Clinical Communication to the Editor Source Type: research
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Source: Aphasiology - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: This systematic review tried to provide to the reader a complete overview of the literature of all possible different speech treatments for dysarthria after stroke. A correct protocol could permit to improve the communication and the quality of life of these subjects. PMID: 32434313 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Eur J Phys Rehabil Med Source Type: research
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Source: Aphasiology - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Aphasiology - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: In the present cases, although ischemic stroke was serious and precluded surgical indication for ATAAD, carotid artery stenting before surgery for ATAAD resulted in good clinical outcomes. Performing carotid artery stenting before surgery for ATAAD is challenging but achievable, and is a valid treatment option depending on the individual cases. PMID: 32397860 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Interventional Neuroradiology - Category: Radiology Tags: Interv Neuroradiol Source Type: research
To analyze the nature of the interaction between motor and language recovery in patients with motor impairment and aphasia following left-hemispheric stroke and to investigate prognostic factors of best recovery i.e. the significant recovery of both functions simultaneously.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Source Type: research
Conditions:   Aphasia;   Spatial Neglect;   Stroke Intervention:   Behavioral: Prism Adaptation Treatment Sponsor:   VA Office of Research and Development Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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