Stroke Swallowing Screening Tool Validation "SSST"


Phase N/A Results

Summary of Purpose

Stroke is a major medical problem in the United States, and veterans are at significant risk given that the most critical risk factors of stroke, older age and associated medical problems such as high blood pressure, are common. Dysphagia, swallowing problems, can lead to aspiration which in turn may result increased pneumonia, particularly in stroke patients. Development and implementation of an accurate and...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 24 June 2016.

1 Oct 2012 19 Mar 2012 1 May 2015 1 Dec 2015 1 Jun 2016 24 Jun 2016
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Observation: Cohort
  • Perspective: Prospective
  • Sampling: Probability Sample