Smithsonian: These flexible sensors could help monitor a stroke patient in recovery

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

When stroke patients are discharged from a hospital or rehabilitation center, their recovery often slows or plateaus. Without regular intensive therapy and feedback, improving damaged speech and movement skills can be difficult. A team of physicians and engineers at Northwestern University hope that a new device—a flexible sensor that can be stuck on the skin like a Band-Aid to monitor speech and movement—can help. (March 7, 2018)

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