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SPEECH SCREENING STEPS

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SPEECH SCREENING STEPS

1. Propositional/free speech - ask the patient to describe the room, his job, clothes.
2. Name 2 objects in the room that are pointed at.
3. Repetition - repeat a phrase ('No ifs ands or buts').
4. Comprehension - follow one-step commands, then asking yes/no questions.
5. Reading - check for dyslexia.
6. Writing - check for dysgraphia.
7. Articulation - repetition of phrase ('Royal Irish Constabulary').


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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