Practice Guidelines for Standardized Assessment for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury (Ancds Bulletin Board) (Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences)

Practice Guidelines for Standardized Assessment for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury (Ancds Bulletin Board) (Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences)

This article is one of a series of publications by the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS) working groups on evidence-based clinical practice (EBP) in neurologic communication disorders. The EPB project was initiated in 1997, when ANCDS established committees of experts to develop EBP guidelines for the following areas: dysarthria, aphasia, dementia, apraxia, […]

Pragmatics of Human Communication: A Study of Interactional Patterns, Pathologies and Paradoxes

Pragmatics of Human Communication: A Study of Interactional Patterns, Pathologies and Paradoxes

The properties and function of human communication. Called “one of the best books ever about human communication,” and a perennial bestseller, Pragmatics of Human Communication has formed the foundation of much contemporary research into interpersonal communication, in addition to laying the groundwork for context-based approaches to psychotherapy. The authors present the simple but radical idea […]

Evidence-Based Practice Recommendations for Dementia: Educating Caregivers on Alzheimer's Disease and Training Communication Strategies (Clinical Report)

Evidence-Based Practice Recommendations for Dementia: Educating Caregivers on Alzheimer’s Disease and Training Communication Strategies (Clinical Report)

The Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS), the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), its Special Interest Division 2 (SID-2, Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders), and the Veterans Administration (VA) collaborated to establish evidence-based practice guidelines for speech-language pathologists working with individuals with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). A writing committee was formed and generated […]

Females' Esophagus Cancer Incidence in Golestan Province, Iran (2004) (Brief Communication) (Clinical Report)

Females’ Esophagus Cancer Incidence in Golestan Province, Iran (2004) (Brief Communication) (Clinical Report)

ABSTRACT: Esophagus cancer is one of the most common cancers in women and therefore represents a major problem in public health. The main aim of this study was to find and describe province-specific estimates of incidence in females by age groups for esophagus cancer. The data used in this study were collected in a cancer […]

Exploring Diversity and Common Ground in Medical Communication: From Bench to Bedside to Breakfast News-Eliminating Roadblocks on the Continuum of Medical Communication

Exploring Diversity and Common Ground in Medical Communication: From Bench to Bedside to Breakfast News-Eliminating Roadblocks on the Continuum of Medical Communication

On January 19, 2010, at 10:51 am, Ivan Oransky, MD, veteran journalist and executive editor of Reuters Health, issued an illuminating tweet: Study: “Significantly increased risk” of birth defects in some women

Atlas of Neuroanatomy for Communication Science and Disorders

Atlas of Neuroanatomy for Communication Science and Disorders

A beautifully illustrated atlas that provides robust speech-language pathology and audiology learning tools is based on the award-winning textbook Atlas of Anatomy and the work of Michael Schuenke, Erik Schulte, and Udo Schumacher. The updated text reflects advances in neuroscience and invaluable insights from Leonard L. LaPointe, one of the foremost teachers and practitioners in […]

Communication Skills for Foreign and Mobile Medical Professionals

Communication Skills for Foreign and Mobile Medical Professionals

Around the world, the number of internationally mobile medical professionals is steadily increasing, posing potential difficulties for the good communication with patients and colleagues that is vital to satisfactory outcomes and personal professional success.   Communication Skills for Foreign and Mobile Medical Professionals  is an evidence-based communication resource book designed for all medical professionals who […]