CSD 9761 Evidence Based Practice for Clinicians

2007-08 Poster Presentations

Speech-Language Pathology Presentations

Affoo, R. Critical Review: Does consumption of thickened fluids increase risk of dehydration in post-stroke patients?
Andrews, J. Critical review: Three systematic reviews of three treatments for people with dementia of the Alzheimer type (DAT): Montessori-based interventions (MBI); simulated presence therapy (SimPres); and group reminiscence therapy (RT).
Backx, R. Critical Review: An Exploration of the Perceptions of Gastrostomy Tube-feeding in Caregivers of Children who have Cerebral Palsy.
Bambachi, M. Critical Review: The Efficacy of Computer-Provided Treatment for Individuals with Aphasia.
Bianchi, L.C. Critical Review: Effectiveness of Sphincter Pharyngoplasty Compared to Pharyngeal Flap Surgery in Reducing Hypernasality in Individuals with Velopharyngeal Insufficiency.
Branco, C. Critical Review: The Effects of Cervical Bracing on Swallowing.
Brooks, C. Critical Review: Short and Long-term Outcomes of Intensive Treatment for School-age Stuttering.
Callan, E. Critical Review: Does bilingualism slow language development in children?
Cott, J. Critical Review: The effect of sign language on speech production in children with developmental disabilities.
Dacillo, R. Critical Review: The Effectiveness of frenotomy in the treatment of breastfeeding difficulties in infants with ankyloglossia.
Harrison, R.H. Critical Review: The effect of phonological awareness intervention on the speech output of children with expressive phonological disorders.
Herbynchuk, J. Critical Review: Do children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) have improved language and communication skills following implementation of a gluten-and/or casein-free diet?
Hofmann, N. Critical Review: The Effects of Education Regarding Stuttering on the Attitudes of Individuals Towards People Who Stutter.
Huff, L.K. Critical Review: The swallowing function and feeding behaviours of the non-organic failure to thrive pediatric population.
Kosiw, R. Critical Review: In preschool and school age children, is the presence of an internalizing emotional disorder associated with an increased risk of a co-morbid language disorder?
McSweeney, E. Critical Review: Effectiveness of trismus treatment in irradiated patients with head and neck cancer.
Mollison, C. Critical Review: Does impaired Theory of Mind contribute to Behavioural Disturbance following Adult Traumatic Brain Injury?
Park, H. Critical Review: The use of reciprocal teaching to improve reading comprehension of both normal-learning and learning disabled individuals in the reading to learn stage.
Paynter, J. Critical Review: What factors impact literacy development in individuals with severe speech and physical impairments (SSPI) who are using augmentative or alternative communication (AAC) systems?
Ronson, J.C. Critical Review: What are the effects of adding music to the treatment of speech and language disorders in pre-school and school aged children?
Rutherford, S.A. Critical Review: Impact of parent-based intervention on the communication abilities of preschool children with autism spectrum disorders.
Shaw-Cosman, M.A. Critical Review: Language Outcomes for Children with Autism: A Comparison Between PECS and Sign Language.
Taylor, M.L. Critical Review: Evidence supporting the role of parent training programs in fostering emergent literacy skills in preschool-aged children.
Tenhaaf, J.J. Critical Review: The Effects of Oral Stimulation on Feeding Behaviours in Preterm Infants.
Thadani, K. Critical Review: Traditional versus interprofessional education: Impact on attitudes of health care professionals.
Winter, M.J.
Critical Review: Evidence of the Presence of Literacy Difficulties in Children Who Have Childhood Apraxia of Speech.

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Audiology Presentations

Bahbahani, L. Critical Review: The Effect of a Cochlear Implant compared to Traditional Amplification on Speech and Language Skills for persons with Large Vestibular Aqueduct Syndrome.
Cousineau, S. Critical Review: Possible Causative Factors Related to the Occurrence of Otitis Media among Native North American Children.
De Luca, D. Critical Review: Does the participation of a significant other in aural rehabilitation classes reduce perceived hearing handicap for older adults?
Durrer, K. Critical Review: In individuals with sensorineural hearing loss, are there benefits of open-canal hearing aid fittings relative to those of traditional fittings?
Emrich, K. Critical Review: Does the length of group aural rehabilitation program for adults with hearing loss predict self-perceived hearing handicap?
Escobar, C. Critical Review: In children with bilateral severe-to-profound hearing loss, is there any evidence that bilateral cochlear implants, improve speech perception in noise compared to that provided by a single implant?
Glista, D., Scollie, S., Bagatto, M., & Seewald, R. Electroacoustic Verification of Nonlinear Frequency Compression Hearing Aids.
Haskins, T. Critical Review: Are there benefits to binaural-bimodal fittings compared to a unilateral cochlear implant alone?
Jewulski, A. Critical Review: Is there evidence to support that personality variables in adults contribute to perceived hearing aid benefit, as measured by self-assessment inventories?
Johnson, K. Critical Review: Do School-Aged Children with Hearing Loss have Improved Speech Recognition in Noise when Using Directional Microphones versus Omni-directional Microphones?
Kim, Y.B. Critical Review: Is there evidence that Bone Anchored Hearing Aids provide greater benefit in hearing performance than Air Conduction Hearing Aids for conductive or mixed hearing loss patients?
Kryszak, J.K. Critical Review: Do individuals with musical training have enhanced brainstem encoding of linguistic pitch compared to those not musically trained?
McLennon, L. Critical Review: Do children with bilateral cochlear implants have better sound localization abilities than those children implanted unilaterally?
Mrema, Y. Critical Review: What is the Existing Evidence of the Impact of Antiretroviral Drugs and Human Immunodeficiency Virus on the Auditory System?
Polonenko, M. Evaluation of frequency compression: effects on speech production in children.
Prangley, M. Critical Review: What are the Speech Perception Benefits of Wearing an FM System with Personal Hearing Aids Versus Hearing Aids Alone in a Classroom Environment?
Reid, E. Critical Review: What is the evidence to support the need for training individuals with hearing impairment to use their hearing aids with the telephone?
Vusich, L. Critical Review: Is there Evidence that Asymmetric Microphone Fitting Strategies Provide More Benefit Compared to Traditional Directional Microphone Fittings?
Yun, I.J. Critical Review: Does every older adult with symmetric sensorineural hearing loss receive more performance benefit from binaural rather than monaural amplification in speech recognition with background noise?

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