The Medical Science Liaison Career Guide: How to Break Into Your First Role

The Medical Science Liaison Career Guide: How to Break Into Your First Role

Even for highly qualified candidates, becoming a Medical Science Liaison is a challenging endeavor! It’s nearly impossible to achieve on your own without the proper preparation and guidance… The Medical Science Liaison Career Guide: How to Break into Your First Role will show you, step by step, how to search for, apply, and interview for […]

Evaluating the Role of Speech-Language Pathology with Patients with Communication Disability in the Acute Care Hospital Setting Using the ICF.

Evaluating the Role of Speech-Language Pathology with Patients with Communication Disability in the Acute Care Hospital Setting Using the ICF.

The practice of speech-language pathology in the acute care hospital setting has changed dramatically over the last 20 years. Speech-language pathologists now routinely assess and manage patients with dysphagia as well as patients with acquired communication disorders. In practice, clinicians have tended to direct their limited resources toward the assessment and management of patients with […]

Concussion Management: The Speech-Language Pathologist's Role (Health Care Forum)

Concussion Management: The Speech-Language Pathologist’s Role (Health Care Forum)

INTRODUCTION Around the world, people in all cultures participate in some kind of sport. Playing games for fun or in competition provides the opportunity to exercise and socialize with others, and learning to be part of a team serves in other areas of life. Many people look back on a special day in the past […]

Positive Development in Children and the Precursors of Healthy Life-Styles: The Role of Eating Regularity and Level of Leisure Activity (Report)

Positive Development in Children and the Precursors of Healthy Life-Styles: The Role of Eating Regularity and Level of Leisure Activity (Report)

1. Introduction There are at least two distinct sides to positive development [1-3]. The first side of positive development refers to physical health. In absence of other relevant pathologies, we know that an individual’s body weight is a good indicator of their present and future physical health condition. We know that the problem of childhood […]

The Evolving Revolution of Pathology's Role in Renal Medical Diseases (Special Section--Renal Pathology) (Report)

The Evolving Revolution of Pathology’s Role in Renal Medical Diseases (Special Section–Renal Pathology) (Report)

Renal pathology has always been considered an “exotic” area of pathology. Perhaps more than one reason accounts for this perception. Limited exposure to renal pathology, reflecting the fact that kidney biopsies for medical renal diseases are not a common specimen and are mostly sent to specialized centers rather than being handled at local hospitals, is […]

Functional Communication Training: The Role of Speech Pathologists and Behavior Analysts in Serving Students with Autism (Report)

Functional Communication Training: The Role of Speech Pathologists and Behavior Analysts in Serving Students with Autism (Report)

Introduction Autism is a neurological disorder characterized by significant impairments in language/communication, deficits in social interaction and restricted interests/ stereotypical behavior (American Psychiatric Association, 1994). Perhaps the most central of these impairments, especially in young learners, is the communication deficit. Learners with autism have difficulty in all aspects of communication, including receptive understanding, expressive language, […]