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Early, intense therapy for language problems after a stroke is linked to the greatest benefits

BMJ 2023; 383 doi: (Published 14 November 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;383:p2560
  1. Helen Saul, editor in chief1,
  2. Samantha Cassidy, science writer1,
  3. Brendan Deeney, science writer1,
  4. Candace Imison, deputy director of dissemination and knowledge mobilisation1 ,
  5. Marian Brady, professor of stroke care and rehabilitation2
  1. 1NIHR Evidence, Twickenham, UK
  2. 2Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
  1. Correspondence to H Saul evidence{at}

The study

Brady MC, Ali M, VandenBerg K, et al. Complex speech-language therapy interventions for stroke-related aphasia: the RELEASE study incorporating a systematic review and individual participant data network meta-analysis. Health Social Care Delivery Res 2022;10.

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