Patterns of SLP Consults for Aspiration Pneumonia: A Follow-up Study

Track: Medical Speech Pathology

Session Number: 4087
Date: Fri, Mar 2nd, 2018
Time: 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM

Description:

A retrospective study of 811 hospital records examined the relationship of SLP dysphagia consults to medical outcomes in aspiration pneumonia patients in an acute-care setting. Results showed significant differences in length of stay, mortality, and morbidity (relative to pneumonia severity). Results are related to hospital policies.

Session Type: Traditional - Research Presentation

Session Type: Traditional - Research Presentation