Right-side neglect is a result of a stroke in the left portion of the brain, however, there is limited knowledge of this consequence in comparison to a stroke in the right side of the brain resulting in left-side neglect. As a result of limited data on ride-side neglect – misdiagnoses have occurred. The most common symptom of right-side neglect revolves around an individual’s daily operations that include naming (identifying objects) and reading. This impairment can impact an individual’s ability to be independent. The purpose of this presentation will be to pinpoint focal areas that will result in RSN, symptoms, and describe how these symptoms will affect daily life.
Brain injury, Right-side neglect, RSN, Contralateral neglect, Hemispatial neglect, Visuospatial neglect, Spatial neglect, Hemineglect, Stroke
Communication Sciences and Disorders | Speech and Hearing Science | Speech Pathology and Audiology
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