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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Development and Pilot Test of a Clinical Swallowing Examination (CSE) Protocol for Telerehabilitaion Delivery of SLP Services
Principal Investigator:

Jane A. Anderson

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: November 2019 - October 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $89,695
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Purpose: The overarching goal of this study is to improve access to timely clinical swallowing examination (CSE) and dysphagia treatment in veterans with stroke. The purpose of this study is to establish a CSE protocol (CSEP) that can be used for speech-language pathology (SLP) telerehabilitation services, Significance: A timely CSE is critical to prevent dysphagia related mortality, morbidity, prolonged length of hospitalization, and increased healthcare costs. Delays in SLP services will occur...

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