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after the stroke :
how can you tell when the issue presented is a memory issue and not one of attention:
It is challenging because the two are so closely related
-but what we are seeing is about ten seconds into being asked to do something
-he is looking at something else-anything else in the room and is off task
However he seems to have a look that he has forgotten what he is doing and has to be set on task again-and told what he needs to do
so how is that split to help determine which issue it is ?
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