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Word Repetition

August 20th, 2017


  • 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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