|What does the tool measure?||Risk for dysphagia following stroke.|
|What types of clients can the tool be used for?||The TOR-BSST© was developed for patients with stroke across the recovery continuum.|
|Is this a screening or assessment tool?||Screening tool|
|Time to administer||Ten minutes.|
|Versions||There is one version of the TOR-BSST©.|
|Languages||Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese (Brazil)|
|Does the tool detect change in patients?||The TOR-BSST© is designed as a screening test and scored using binary responses, so is not intended to detect change.|
|Acceptability||The TOR-BSST© is quick to administer.
The TOR-BSST© requires specialised training.
|Feasibility||The TOR-BSST© is suitable for administration across acute and rehabilitation settings. The screening is easily portable and is quick to administer, score and interpret.|
|How to obtain the tool?||
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Toronto Bedside Swallowing Screening Test (TOR-BSST©) Evaluation Summary