Computerised speech and language therapy can help people with aphasia find words following a strokeBMJ 2020; 368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m520 (Published 25 March 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m520
- Rob Cook, clinical director1,
- Peter Davidson, clinical adviser2,
- Rosie Martin, clinical specialist1
- on behalf of NIHR Dissemination Centre
- 1Bazian, Economist Intelligence Unit healthcare, London, UK
- 2Wessex Institute, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
- Correspondence to R Cook
Palmer R, Dimairo M, Cooper C, et al. Self-managed, computerised speech and language therapy for patients with chronic aphasia post-stroke compared with usual care or attention control (Big CACTUS): a multicentre, single-blinded, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Neurol 2019;18:821-33.
This project was funded by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme (project number 12/21/01) and the Tavistock Trust for Aphasia.
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