Brookshire Chapter 3 Quiz

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1. A patient describing memory loss is an example of a
symptom
sign
syndrome
malingering


2. The FIM assesses independence in the areas of:
dressing
communication
money skills
all of the above
1 & 2 only


3. Improvement on the Western Aphasia Battery following treatment would suggest that the treatment was:
effective
efficacious
functional


4. Which of the following measures provides prognostic information?
FCS
FIM
PICA
MMSE
all of the above


5. Refer to Figure 3-1. According to the record, this patient exhibits weakness where?
right face
right arm
right leg
all of the above
right arm and leg only


6. According to Brookshire, one of the primary roles of the SLP in the ICU is to
conduct aphasia assessment
conduct dysarthria assessment
establish a basic communication system
all of the above
1 & 2 only


7. The speech language pathologist may diagnose a neurological disorder.
True
False


8. SLP's should include recommendations in the diagnostic/consultative report
True
False


9. Patients with damage to which area of the brain are most likely to exhibit sequential ordering impairments?
frontal lobe
parietal lobe
cerebellum
pons
thalamus


10. Which of the following is NOT a strength of standardized tests?
can compare performance to that of other patients
can determine under which circumstances performance is best facilitated
can compare performance across several test dates
have uniform test procedures