A case for the implementation of cognitive-communication screenings in acute stroke.

  title={A case for the implementation of cognitive-communication screenings in acute stroke.},
  author={Jacqueline Hinckley},
  journal={American journal of speech-language pathology},
  volume={23 1},
  • J. Hinckley
  • Published 1 February 2014
  • Medicine
  • American journal of speech-language pathology
PURPOSE The purpose of this article was to illustrate the importance of the implementation of cognitive-communication screenings in acute stroke and to discuss the need for further research on whether and how these screenings are implemented. Cognitive-communication screenings after stroke are the subject of existing practice guidelines and are supported by accumulated evidence. METHOD The author uses an autoethnographic narrative--a tool founded in phenomenology--to provide an in-depth… 

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