Outcomes in Speech-Language Pathology

Lee Ann C. Golper

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  • Edition: 2 2012
  • Details: 392 pages, 37 ill., PDF
  • ISBN: 9781604066432
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  • Language of text: English

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Product information Outcomes in Speech-Language Pathology

An updated reference on outcomes in speech-language pathology"

Based on the pioneering work of Carol C. Frattali, Outcomes in Speech-Language Pathology, Second Edition provides readers with a focused, comprehensive review of current policies, principles, and practices pertaining to outcome measurement in speech-language pathology with particular emphasis on healthcare. It is a unique text that covers outcomes in speech-language pathology practices within the context of contemporary issues across work settings that include clinical practice, applied clinical research, and graduate education.

Key Features:

  • The only text that specifically focuses on outcome measurement in speech-language pathology
  • Major themes from the first edition are revisited in light of the impact of contemporary issues and shifts in emphasis in outcomes, including:
    • The prominence of the WHO-ICF as a conceptual model for intervention
    • The impact of public policies and federal mandates
    • Emphasis on value-based, cost-effective clinical healthcare services
    • Growing transparency in organizational performance in accreditation processes
    • The weight currently placed on patient satisfaction and patient-reported outcomes
    • Outcomes assessment across stakeholders in school settings
    • Challenges and revised perspectives on the application of evidence-based practice
    • Increasing demand for applied effectiveness research to inform clinical practices
    • Renewed reliance on single subject experimental designs in SLP intervention research and the application of N=1 research designs to clinical practice
    • The growing emphasis on outcomes in graduate clinical education and supervision as well as in higher education

Directors and managers of clinical speech-language pathology programs in healthcare settings as well as clinical staff and supervisors will find this book to be a valuable desk reference an