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Designing effective written health education materials: Considerations for health professionals
Purpose: Written health education materials can only be effective if they can be read, understood, and remembered by patients. The purpose of this article was to review the literature about featuresExpand
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What people with aphasia want: Their goals according to the ICF
Background: The goals of people with aphasia should guide service delivery. Services are increasingly influenced by the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) (WHO,Expand
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A Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Active Communication Education Program for Older People with Hearing Impairment
Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of the Active Communication Education (ACE) program for older people with hearing impairment and to investigate factors that influence response to theExpand
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A qualitative study of the transition from hospital to home for individuals with acquired brain injury and their family caregivers
Primary Objective: To explore the transition experiences from hospital to home of a purposive sample of individuals with acquired brain injury (ABI). Research Design: Phenomenological, qualitativeExpand
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Quantifying aphasic people's social lives in the context of non‐aphasic peers
Background: Developing the knowledge base on the impact of aphasia on people's social lives has become increasingly important in recent times to further our understanding of the broad consequences ofExpand
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Classifying communication disability using the ICF
Health classification schemes not only affect funding of speech-language pathology services but the terminology used in the classification affects the way the profession communicates externally toExpand
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Snapshots of success: An insider perspective on living successfully with aphasia
Background: While the negative impact of aphasia has been the focus of much research, few studies have investigated more positive examples of people living with aphasia. Exploring the concept ofExpand
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Communication disability in aging : from prevention to intervention
This manual presents state-of-the-art theory and practical information on the management of communication disability in older adults. The role of speech-language pathologists and audiologists inExpand
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What Makes Adults With Hearing Impairment Take Up Hearing Aids or Communication Programs and Achieve Successful Outcomes?
Objectives: Client involvement in health decision making, or shared decision making, is increasingly being advocated. For example, rehabilitation interventions such as hearing aids and communicationExpand
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Stages of Change in Adults With Acquired Hearing Impairment Seeking Help for the First Time: Application of the Transtheoretical Model in Audiologic Rehabilitation
Objectives: This study investigated the application of the transtheoretical (stages-of-change) model in audiologic rehabilitation. More specifically, it described the University of Rhode IslandExpand
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