Disabil Rehabil. May;18(5) Frenchay Aphasia Screening Test: validity and comparability. Enderby P(1), Crow E. Author information: (1)Speech. PDF | Différents groupes de patients, entre autres, des patients qui ont subi un AVC. DESCRIPTION Le test recherche des troubles de la communication dans 4 . PDF | The Frenchay Aphasia Screening Test1 is a reliable test which can be used by non-specialists to discriminate between aphasia and normal language.

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Choice of screening procedure will depend upon the demands and requirements of the clinical context. Repeatability of standardized tests of functional impairment and well-being in older people in a rehabilitation setting.

The Scandinavian Stroke Scale predicts outcome in patients with mild ischemic stroke, Cerebrovasc Dis, 20 Screening by non-speech pathology staff — where a blanket referral is not in place, other health professionals often nursing staff can use a screening tool to identify potential communication deficits in stroke patients.

Aphasia screening can be conducted by speech pathology or non-speech pathology staff.

Frenchay Aphasia Screening Test : Questions and Answers for Counsellors and Therapists

Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to footer. It is important that screening tools meet acceptable criteria of both reliability and validity to screehing suitable for use in clinical practice. Prompt, accurate identification of aphasia in stroke patients is an essential component of stroke care.

Test is available as appendix at end of journal publication.

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Useful in monitoring early aphasic changes in acute stroke patients. Description “The Frenchay Aphasia Screening Test” was developed for use by non-specialists, such as junior medical staff, nurses, occupational therapists and others, to assist in identifying patients who have linguistic disturbances.


Patients who display communicative difficulties can be referred to speech sceeening for assessment.

Book ratings by Goodreads. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. All people post stroke should be screened using a valid and reliable tool that is sensitive to screeinng presence of trst. Initial validation of the Mississippi aphasia screening test, Brain Injury, 19 9 Efficient and effective screening procedures ensure that all patients with aphasia tezt appropriate education, support, intervention, and the optimisation of rehabilitation outcomes.

By using our site you accept our use of cookies. Product details Format Paperback 18 pages Dimensions x x 20mm Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The Best Books of Sensitivity and specificity estimates derived from total MAST score data of left hemisphere and right hemisphere stroke patient results.

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Communication disorders in a hospital elderly population. Expression, comprehension, repetition, reading, reproduction of a string of words, writing and free communication. Brief test developed as a bedside assessment to rate aphasia severity in acute stroke patients.

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Frenchay Aphasia Screening Test: validity and comparability.

Table of contents Acknowledgments. Early identification and diagnosis of aphasia are important steps to maximizing rehabilitation gains. Screening by speech pathology staff — ideally, a blanket referral to speech pathology for all acquired brain injuries is in place.

Patients are classified into one screenibg four categories no, mild, moderate or severe.

Frenchay Aphasia Screening Test: validity and comparability.

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Questions and Answers for Counsellors and Therapists. Aphasia is a common consequence post-stroke therefore all stroke patients require screening for language deficits in the acute post-recovery phase. Please create an account or log in to review this product: Estimates of reliability 0. The Frenchay Aphasia Screening Test was developed for use by non-specialists, such as junior medical staff, nurses, occupational therapists and others, to assist in identifying patients who have difficulties understanding, using spoken language, reading or writing.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Aphasia screening tools Below is a list and description of aphasia screening tools for non-speech pathologists. Screening for aphasia Early identification and diagnosis of aphasia are important steps to maximizing rehabilitation gains.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Nil data on reliability of the MAST. Now all in one booklet, all in one place, ready to be a favourite again! Intraclass correlation coefficient 0.

The test comprises a manual with clear directions, clear picture material, a photocopiable administration form and updated information on the ‘Use of the Frenchay Aphasia Screening Test in Research’ written by Professor Enderby.

This test, brief and simple to administer, can be used in a busy ward or home situation and has good reliability when used by non-specialists. Highly sensitive valid tools will rarely miss patients who have a language problem. Has high levels of accuracy sensitivity. Screening practices can be implemented in different ways. Shopping cart is empty. Directions for Administration and Interpretation.

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