Incidence and associated factors of dysphagia, dysarthria and aphasia following ischemic stroke

Takeaway

  • There is a high incidence of dysphagia, dysarthria and aphasia in the acute phase of a first ischemic stroke; stroke severity is significantly associated with all three symptoms.

Why this matters

    To ensure optimal health outcomes, consistent screening for dysphagia, dysarthria and aphasia, in addition to standardized assessments should be performed in all individuals following a first ischemic stroke.

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