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- Anomia : A language dysfunction characterized by the inability to name people and objects that are correctly perceived.
- Aphasia : A cognitive disorder marked by an impaired ability to comprehend or express language in its written or spoken form.
- Apraxia : A group of cognitive disorders characterized by the inability to perform previously learned skills that cannot be attributed to deficits of motor or sensory function.
- Ataxia : Impairment of the ability to perform smoothly coordinated voluntary movements.
- : Disorders of speech articulation caused by imperfect coordination of pharynx, larynx, tongue, or face muscles.
- Straight leg raise : The straight leg raise, also called Lasègue sign or Lasègue test, is a test done during the physical examination to determine whether a patient with low back pain has an underlying herniated disk
- Medical history taking : A systematic and thorough interview of the patient for symptoms and risk factors of disease or abnormality as well as relevant psychosocial factors that might affect the expression of treatment of disease.