Measuring Outcomes in Speech-language Pathology

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Carol Frattali
Thieme, 1998 - Medical - 588 pages

Ranked by ASHA as one of the key issues for speech pathologists today, outcomes measurement is essential in today's competitive, cost-conscious environment.

This much-needed book is the first to comprehensively describe outcome measures in the field of speech pathology, From methodologies for measuring clinical results, quality of life, consumer satisfaction, and cost-effectiveness, to efficacy research and program evaluation, the book covers a wide variety of populations in different clinical settings.

 

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Contents

Definitions
1
Outcomes Measurement Requirements
28
MEASURES
55
Measuring Consumer Satisfaction
89
Collecting Analyzing and Reporting
113
METHODS
134
Designing Automated Outcomes Management Systems
186
Overcoming Barriers to Outcomes Measurement
209
Outcomes Measurement in Motor Speech Disorders
334
Outcomes Measurement in Voice Disorders
354
Outcomes Measurement Issues in Fluency Disorders
387
Outcomes Measurement in Child Language
406
OUTCOMES MEASUREMENT
438
Outcomes Measurement in Health Care Settings
453
Outcomes Measurement in Private Practice
503
STATE NATIONAL
514

Outcomes Measurement in Culturally and Linguistically
225
Outcomes Measurement in Aphasia
245
Outcomes Measurement in Cognitive
267
Efficacy Outcomes and Cost Effectiveness in Dysphagia
321
National Initiatives in Outcomes Measurement
527
A Perspective from the United Kingdom
558
INDEX
579
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WG Magnuson Clinical Center National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

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