EBP Compendium: Summary of Systematic Review
The Cochrane Collaboration; North West NHS R&D Executive UK
Interventions for Apraxia of Speech Following Stroke
West, C., Hesketh, A., et al.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(4).
Indicators of Review Quality:
The review addresses a clearly focused question
Criteria for inclusion of studies are provided
Search strategy is described in sufficient detail for replication
Included studies are assessed for study quality
Quality assessments are reproducible
Description: This is a review of randomized controlled trials of interventions for patients with apraxia of speech following stroke.
Question not specifically stated.
Population: Adults with apraxia of speech following a stroke.
Intervention/Assessment: Any treatment technique used for apraxia of speech.
Number of Studies Included: 0
Years Included: Through April 2004
- Apraxia Treatments - "There is no evidence from randomized controlled trials to support or refute the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions for apraxia of speech" (p. 1). Further research is warranted.
Keywords: Apraxia, Stroke
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Added to Compendium: January 2012