Journal article

The role of speech-language pathologists in adult palliative care

Laura Chahda, Bernice A Mathisen, Lindsay B Carey

International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2017

Abstract

PURPOSE: Given minimal studies describing the role and practice of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in adult palliative care, the aim of this review was to compile a database of research literature, examine the potential research gaps and to consider material that specifically discussed the need for and/or use of procedures and protocols for SLPs working in palliative care that would support the development of SLP palliative care guidelines. METHOD: A scoping review was conducted utilising Arksey and O'Malley's framework with the goal of exploring any key concepts and approaches utilised by SLPs in adult palliative care, plus any literature and/or recommendations regarding SLP practice in..

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