Aphasic disorder in patients with closed head injury. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

abstract

  • Quantitative assessment of 50 patients with closed head injury disclosed that anomic errors and word finding difficulty were prominent sequelae as nearly half of the series had defective scores on tests of naming and/or word association. Aphasic disturbance was associated with severity of brain injury as reflected by prolonged coma and injury of the brain stem.

publication date

  • November 1, 1976

Research

keywords

  • Aphasia
  • Craniocerebral Trauma

Identity

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC1083304

Scopus Document Identifier

  • 0017046718

PubMed ID

  • 1011017

Additional Document Info

volume

  • 39

issue

  • 11