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  • How to Assess

  • Ask the patient to name as many words as they can beginning with the letter ‘A’.
  • Ask the patient to name as many animals as possible in one minute.
  • Significance

  • Difficulty with categories may be a result of dysphasia, dysarthria, confusion or poor compliance.
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