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Word Repetition

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Overview

    • How to Assess

      Ask the patient to repeat back words or sentences of increasing complexity.
    • Orange
    • Watch
    • Hippopotamus
    • Aubergine
    • Emerald
    • Perimeter
    • No ifs, ands or buts
    • British Constitution
    • The orchestra played and the audience applauded
    • Significance

    • Patients may not be able to repeat the terms back due to dysarthria, dysphasia, confusion or poor compliance.
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