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Speech therapy handout - What is Encephalopathy? - SLP Insights
Handout: What is Encephalopathy?

Handout: What is Encephalopathy?

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Many patients who come to a rehabilitation facility and are referred to speech-language pathologists have this catch-all diagnosis on their H&P. A diagnosis of encephalopathy is usually a starting point- it's acknowledging that something has changed, but maybe we're not totally sure why or how yet. It's a red flag and allows us as SLPs to use our unique position within a structured therapeutic environment to monitor for more long-term changes in cognition and refer to neurologists, neuro-psychologists, and other specialists as appropriate to further investigate the root cause. This handout describes some of the more common types of encephalopathy and can be a good place to start the discussion and referral process.

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Poster edition includes a large format 24x30 inch poster print and ships rolled in a poster tube. Does not include frame. Free shipping within the U.S.

TECH SPECS: Digital download. PDF format (5.8 MB). 1 page, 11x8.5 inches. High resolution (300 dpi).