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  • Print publication year: 2014
  • Online publication date: November 2014

58 - Speech disturbance


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Further reading

Ashley J, Duggan M, Sutcliffe N. Speech, language and swallowing disorders in the older adult. Clin Geriatr Med 22 (2006):291–310.
Campbell WW. DeJong’s The Neurologic Examination, 7th en. Wolters Kluwer Health; 2012.
Duffy J. Motor speech disorders: clues to neurological diagnosis. In: Adler CH and Ahlskog JE (eds.) Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines for the Practicing Physician. Humana Press; 2000.
Murdoch BE. Acquired Speech and Language Disorders: A Neuroanatomical and Functional Neurological Approach, 2nd edn. Wiley-Blackwell; 2009.
Warlow C, et al. Stroke: Practical Management, 3rd edn. Blackwell Publishing; 2007.