Medical Speech Pathology

Curiosity, Dialogue, and Knowledge

Highlighting the Common Risk Factors for Stroke

Someone in the United States has a stroke every 45 seconds and although 10% of people who suffer one make almost a full recovery, the story isn’t so good for … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hyponatremia and Cognition

What I didn’t know about the healthcare field when I started out was far greater than I imagined at the time.  I worked hard to do well in school and … Continue reading

August 16, 2012 · 7 Comments

Education, Communication, and Collaboration

At first When I first started studying Speech-Language Pathology, I had no idea what I was really getting into.  I knew that the public school arena and teaching wasn’t really … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · 7 Comments

Speech Therapy: We Need a Few Good Men

We need a few good men Statistics of Interest From the report, SLP Healthcare Survey 2009: 95% of all SLPs in the medical field were female. From the report, 2010 Schools … Continue reading

April 21, 2012 · 31 Comments

Quality vs. Quantity (or is it Safety?)

In medicine, if there is an acronym be warned… it’s probably Latin.  NPO stands for nil per os~ nothing by mouth.  If the acronym instead was NFD~ no food or … Continue reading

April 19, 2012 · 3 Comments

What is crooked cannot be made straight…

The author of Ecclesiastes tells it like it is. The beauty of therapy for stroke and other conditions that blossom under the light of time, caring, and the hard work … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · 2 Comments