Affiliation: University of Sheffield
- Addressing the needs of speakers with longstanding dysarthria: computerized and traditional therapy comparedRebecca Palmer
School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Int J Lang Commun Disord 42:61-79. 2007..If this is so, it can be argued that speech treatment should still be an option available to them. Motor learning principles suggest that in order to be effective, treatment needs to involve frequent, consistent practice with feedback...
- Negotiating excess treatment costs in a clinical research trial: the good, the bad and the innovativeRebecca Palmer
School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, 107 Innovation Centre, 217, Portobello, Sheffield, S1 4DP, UK
Trials 17:71. 2016..An innovative example of how an organisation acting as a broker between commissioners and researchers facilitated a more timely excess treatment cost agreement is highlighted...
- Clinical and cost effectiveness of computer treatment for aphasia post stroke (Big CACTUS): study protocol for a randomised controlled trialRebecca Palmer
School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, 107 Innovation Centre, 217 Portobello, Sheffield, S1 4DP, England
Trials 16:18. 2015..This pragmatic randomised controlled trial will investigate the clinical and cost effectiveness of a computerised approach to long-term aphasia therapy post stroke...
- To what extent can people with communication difficulties contribute to health research?Rebecca Palmer
School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, UK
Nurse Res 20:12-6. 2013..To present an approach to involving people with communication disorders in research...
- Computer therapy compared with usual care for people with long-standing aphasia poststroke: a pilot randomized controlled trialRebecca Palmer
University of Sheffield, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust, 107 Innovation Centre, 217 Portobello, Sheffield S1 4DP, UK
Stroke 43:1904-11. 2012..The purpose of this study was to test the feasibility of conducting a randomized controlled trial to study the effectiveness of self-managed computer treatment for people with long-standing aphasia after stroke...
- Using computers to enable self-management of aphasia therapy exercises for word finding: the patient and carer perspectiveRebecca Palmer
School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield, UK
Int J Lang Commun Disord 48:508-21. 2013..Computerized aphasia therapy has been reported to be useful for independent language practice, providing new opportunities for continued rehabilitation. The success of this option depends on its acceptability to patients and carers...
- Volunteer involvement in the support of self-managed computerised aphasia treatment: The volunteer perspectiveRebecca Palmer
a University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Int J Speech Lang Pathol 18:411-9. 2016..This study aimed to explore the role of volunteers in supporting self-managed practice of computerised language exercises...
- Exploring patient and public involvement in stroke research: a qualitative studyMadeleine Harrison
a ScHARR, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK and
Disabil Rehabil 37:2174-83. 2015..To explore the experiences of patients and carers involved in patient and public involvement (PPI) activities for stroke research...
- Cost-utility of self-managed computer therapy for people with aphasiaNicholas R Latimer
School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 29:402-9. 2013..The aim of this study was to examine the potential cost-effectiveness of self-managed computer therapy for people with long-standing aphasia post stroke and to estimate the value of further research...
- A speech-controlled environmental control system for people with severe dysarthriaMark S Hawley
Department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering, Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Med Eng Phys 29:586-93. 2007..7s versus 16.9s, p<0.001). It is concluded that a speech-controlled ECS is a viable alternative to switch-scanning systems for some people with severe dysarthria and would lead, in many cases, to more efficient control of the home...