Chapter 8. Communication

  1. Dr Jane Williams Consultant Nurse chair member2,
  2. Professor Lin Perry Professor of Nursing Research member3 and
  3. Professor Caroline Watkins President member4
  1. Jane Marshall Joint Head,
  2. Katerina Hilari Joint Research Director and
  3. Madeline Cruice Senior Lecturer

Published Online: 3 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318838.ch8

Acute Stroke Nursing

Acute Stroke Nursing

How to Cite

Marshall, J., Hilari, K. and Cruice, M. (2010) Communication, in Acute Stroke Nursing (eds J. Williams, L. Perry and C. Watkins), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318838.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK

  2. 3

    University of Technology Sydney and the Northern Network Hospitals, South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Health, Australia

  3. 4

    Clinical Practice Research Unit, School of Nursing and Caring Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

Author Information

  1. School of Community and Health Sciences, City University, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161046

Online ISBN: 9781444318838



  • communication;
  • communication impairments caused by stroke;
  • language minorities;
  • role of speech and language therapist in acute stroke care;
  • psychosocial issues and quality of life;
  • communication and stroke effects;
  • acute stroke care


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Communication impairments caused by stroke

  • Language minorities

  • The role of the speech and language therapist in acute stroke care

  • Psychosocial issues and quality of life

  • Conclusion

  • References