Doctor In The House: Communicating and Swallowing Post-Stroke

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Dr George Lee returns to discuss the latest medical news. Expect deep insights delivered with generous humour. A stroke can affect parts of the brain that control speech and swallowing. As a result, you may struggle with the ability to communicate or face complications like poor nutrition, pneumonia and disability. In conjunction with Better Speech and Hearing Month in May, Consultant urologist Dr George Lee is joined by Speech-Language Therapist Cecilia Santiago to talk about stroke rehabilitation in the areas of speech-language, communication and swallowing.

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