Flashcards in Expression (Vocal Or Nonvocal) Deck (16):
What is the definition of "complex" expression?
"Relates to finances, meds, D/C plans, religion, humor, group conversations, etc."
What is the definition of "basic" expression?
"Relates to daily needs (i.e., cold, hot, pain, hunger, toileting, thirst)"
What does the score for this category represent?
The percentage of time during interactions with others during which the pt expresses complex or basic spoken or written ideas in their own language without prompting, repetition, or gestures
What is an important question to consider?
Can the pt be understood in their native language, using clear, intelligible speech, or expressions of language
...expresses basic information < 25%, can not express needs, completely unreliable
...expresses basic information 25-49% of the time, uses ONLY single words or gestures, or commonly used expressions
...expresses basic information 50-74% of the time
...expresses basic information 75-90% of the time
...expresses basic information > 90% of the time with occasional prompting
...expresses complex information in most situations, mild word-finding difficulty; needs more time, self-corrects
...expresses complex information without difficulty or device
Hint - complex relates to:
Hint - basic relates to:
Daily needs - cold, hot, pain, hunger, toileting, thirst
Hint - look for expression of details in...
Hint - question
Does the pt initiate conversation or only answer questions when asked?