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Speech and language therapy for aphasia following stroke



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2011
  • Year Published
    2012
  • Quality Rating
    9/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (11); UK (9); Netherlands (5); China (4); Canada (2); Italy (2); Australia (1); Germany (1); Portugal (1); Sweden (1); UK (Scotland) (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (11); UK (9); Netherlands (5); China (4); Canada (2); Italy (2); Australia (1); Germany (1); Portugal (1); Sweden (1); UK (Scotland) (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
    At least one included study was conducted in a low- or middle-income country
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom care is provided
    Skill mix - Task shifting / substitution
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases
    Cardiovascular disease
    Other
    Mental health and addictions
    Sectors
    Rehabilitation
    Providers
    Physician
    Generalist
Publication details
  • Citation
    Brady MC, Kelly H, Godwin J, Enderby P. Speech and language therapy for aphasia following stroke. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2012;(5):1-235.
  • DOI
    10.1002/14651858.CD000425.pub3

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