"When I first met David, he was dealing with severe deficits from his injury; he was right-side hemiplegic (paralysis), had significant muscle spasticity (continual contraction) and was aphasic
(language impairment)," Dr.
So in this sense the schizophrenic and aphasic
objection does not in any way affect Quine's argument.
However, there are measures available to assess depression and quality of life in persons with aphasia, including the Stroke Aphasic
Depression Questionnaire (SADQ; Hacker, Stark, & Thomas, 2010) and the Stroke and Aphasia Quality of Life Scale-39g (SAQOL-39g; Hilari et al., 2009).
The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) was first introduced in 1974 to assess coma and impaired consciousness in traumatic brain injury (TBI). Although the GCS is widely applied in daily clinical practice, several limitations have been identified, such as an inability to accurately assess intubated patients and difficulty in assessing aphasic
patients or aphonic patients due to the requirement of a verbal component.
Duke admitted being scared this time because his father and uncle had strokes and spent the last years of their lives in nursing homes, aphasic
, and unable to perform their basic ADLs.
During the next few days (hospital days nine to eleven) he remained globally aphasic
with RUE flaccidity.
incident may have been an indication of altered mental status secondary to meningitis but was appropriately addressed and managed as a stroke incident in the setting of significant hypertension.
Pursley et al., "Single-trial fMRI shows contralesional activity linked to overt naming errors in chronic aphasic
patients," Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, vol.
NIH Stroke Scale/Score (NIHSS) was 6 (1B +2, aphasic
; 1C +2, unable to perform tasks for blink eyes and squeeze hands; 10 +2, severe dysarthria).
These results indicated that different brain areas were involved in processing different categories and that this result could be obtained in a healthy population, not only in aphasic
Chapter 5, " Tongues, Savage/Love, and The War in Heaven: Angel's Monologue: Joseph Chaikin and Sam Shepard in Collaboration," analyzes the connections between Shepard, Chaikin, and Samuel Beckett, primarily the "imagistic transmission of experience" (xiv) present in the writers' works as well as the failure of language and their shared use of the "simulation of aphasic
linguistic expression" (xiv).