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Professor Develops App for Patients Who Can’t Speak

Patients who are unable to communicate with their health care providers are now able to better verbalize their needs, thanks to a new app developed by Rebecca Koszalinski, an assistant professor of nursing at UT.

Speak for Myself allows intubated and voiceless patients to communicate pain, fear, anxiety, loneliness, and toileting requests to their doctors and nurses through an iPad or Android tablet.

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