Aphasia

Ask the payment expert ... about matching diagnoses codes

Ask the payment expert ... about matching diagnoses codes

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How important is it that diagnoses coded in Section I of the MDS match what is being billed on the UB-04?

Therapy helps mend aphasia

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Aggressive therapy can improve language function and general cognition for seniors who have had aphasia for years, according to a study recently published in Brain and Language.

Long-time aphasia sufferers speak fluidly with help of iPod touch

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Those who have experienced Broca's aphasia for decades can speak more fluidly through therapy that involves mimicking other speakers, according to study results published in the journal Brain.

Therapy can still benefit older, long-time aphasia sufferers, study shows

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Therapy can improve language function and general cognition for seniors who have had aphasia for years, according to a recently published study.

Building trust

Building trust

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I cheerfully met our new resident, Maria. She was accompanied by her daughter and son and was noticeably defying this change in her environment. She folded her arms across her chest and gave me eye contact. I could tell by her facial expressions that Maria wanted desperately to communicate with me but felt neither safe nor adequate in expressing her feelings.

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