Most Recent Publications

Sherman, Victoria & Flowers, Heather & Kapral, Moira & Nicholson, Gordon & Silver, Frank & Martino, Rosemary. (2018). Screening for Dysphagia in Adult Patients with Stroke: Assessing the Accuracy of Informal Detection. Dysphagia, 33 (5), 662-669.

Flowers, H., AlHarbi, M., Mikulis, D., Silver, F., Rochon, E., Streiner, D., & Martino, R. (2017).   MRI-based Neuroanatomical Predictors of Dysphagia, Dysarthria, and Aphasia in Patients with a First Acute Ischemic Stroke. Cerebrovascular Diseases EXTRA, 7, 21-34.

Flowers, H., Skoretz, S.A., Silver, F., Rochon, E., Fang, J., Flamand-Roze, C., & Martino, R. (2016). Poststroke Aphasia Frequency, Recovery, and Outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97, 2188-2201.

Shaw, S., Flowers, H., O’Sullivan, B., Hope, A., Liu, L.W.C., & Martino, R. (2015). The Effect of Prophylactic Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Tube Placement on Swallowing and Swallow-Related Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy (with or without Chemotherapy) for Head and Neck Cancer. Dysphagia, 30, 152-175.

Flowers, H., Flamand-Roze, C., Denier, C., Roze, E., Silver, F.L., Rochon, E., Skoretz, S.A., Baumwol, K., Burton, L., Harris, G., Langdon, C., Shaw, S., & Martino, R. (2015). English Adaptation, International Harmonization, and Normative Validation of the Language Screening Test (LAST). Aphasiology, 29, 214-236.

Martino, R., Flowers, H., Shaw, S. M., & Diamant, N.E. (2013). A Systematic Review of Current Clinical and Instrumental Swallowing Assessment Methods. Current Medicine and Physical Rehabilitation Reports, 1, 267-279.

Flowers, H., Silver, F., Jiming, F., Rochon, E. & Martino, R. (2013). The Incidence, Co-occurrence, and Predictors of Dysphagia, Dysarthria, and Aphasia after First-Ever Acute Ischemic Stroke, Journal of Communication Disorders, 46, 238-248.

Flowers, H., Skoretz, S.A., Streiner, D., Silver, F. & Martino, R. (2011). MRI-Based Neuroanatomical Predictors of Dysphagia after Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Cerebrovascular Diseases, 32, 1-10.

Bressmann, T., Flowers, H., Wong, W., & Irish, J.C. (2010). Coronal View Ultrasound Imaging of Movement in Different Segments of the Tongue during Paced Recital: Findings from four normal speakers and a speaker with partial glossectomy. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 224 (8), 589-601.

Skoretz, S., Flowers, H., & Martino, R. (2010). The Incidence of Dysphagia Following Endotracheal Intubation: A Systematic Review. Chest, 137,(3), 665-673.