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Intervention Protocol

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for improving aphasia in patients after stroke

  1. Bernhard Elsner1,*,
  2. Joachim Kugler2,
  3. Marcus Pohl3,
  4. Jan Mehrholz4,5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Stroke Group

Published Online: 18 APR 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009760


How to Cite

Elsner B, Kugler J, Pohl M, Mehrholz J. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for improving aphasia in patients after stroke (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD009760. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009760.

Author Information

  1. 1

    NTZ-Dresden, Department of Physiotherapy, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany

  2. 2

    Dresden Medical School, University of Dresden, Department of Public Health, Dresden, Germany

  3. 3

    Klinik Bavaria Kreischa, Abteilung Neurologie und Fachübergreifende Rehabilitation, Kreischa, Germany

  4. 4

    Private Europäische Medizinische Akademie der Klinik Bavaria in Kreischa GmbH, Wissenschaftliches Institut, 01731 Kreischa, Germany

  5. 5

    SRH Fachhochschule für Gesundheit Gera gGmbH, Sektion Therapiewissenschaften, 07548 Gera, Germany

*Bernhard Elsner, Department of Physiotherapy, NTZ-Dresden, Fetscherplatz 2A, Dresden, Sachsen, 01307, Germany. brnhrd.lsnr@googlemail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 18 APR 2012

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effects of transcranial direct current stimulation for improving aphasia in patients after stroke.