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Outcomes in Speech-Language Pathology: Contemporary Theories, Models, and Practices (Hardback)
  • Outcomes in Speech-Language Pathology: Contemporary Theories, Models, and Practices (Hardback)

Outcomes in Speech-Language Pathology: Contemporary Theories, Models, and Practices (Hardback)

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Hardback 392 Pages / Published: 02/10/2012
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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 and graduate students will use it as a key resource in the course of their studies.

Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc
ISBN: 9781604066425
Number of pages: 392
Weight: 1133 g
Dimensions: 178 x 254 x 25 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition

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