Outcomes of speech-language pathology following stroke: Investigation of inpatient rehabilitation and rehabilitation in the home programs.

@article{Brunner2008OutcomesOS,
  title={Outcomes of speech-language pathology following stroke: Investigation of inpatient rehabilitation and rehabilitation in the home programs.},
  author={Melissa Brunner and Jemma Skeat and Meg E. Morris},
  journal={International journal of speech-language pathology},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={
          305-13
        }
}
Speech-language pathology outcomes following stroke are poorly understood, and potential predictors of these, such as age and therapy input have not been well documented. For 12 months, the Australian Therapy Outcome Measures (AusTOMs) for Speech Pathology scales were used to rate swallowing and language outcomes for patients (n = 63) receiving rehabilitation post stroke. Outcomes were compared by service type (inpatient versus home based), amount of input and patient age. Greatest improvement… CONTINUE READING