Left side neglect after a stroke

By Margo White In Health

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5th December, 2011
Grainger Hall was a fit 70-year-old working in encryption for a major bank when, four years ago, he had a stroke. It was serious enough that at one stage it looked as if he and his family would be saying their farewells. But these days he is perfectly mobile, his speech is fine and anyone who met him wouldn’t guess what he’s been through. To his family he’s the same but also different – one of the consequences of the stroke is he now often fails to notice what’s happening on the left side of his world. This became apparent in the days and weeks after the stroke, as Hall began ...

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