Benefits of Using a Transparent Visor to Replace the Face Mask in Speech Therapy Rehabilitation of Oral-Linguo-Facial Praxies in the Context of COVID-19: a Series of Cases


The primary objective of the study is to compare the effectiveness of the use of a transparent covering visor with that of the face mask, with or without the use of video sequences, for speech therapy rehabilitation of oral-linguo-facial praxies in the context of the COVID 19 epidemic.

Study Type

  • Study Type: Observational
  • Study Design
    • Time Perspective: Prospective
  • Study Primary Completion Date: February 2021

Detailed Description

Statistic analysis: single case experimental design (SCED) method.

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • Oral-Linguo-Facial Motricity Test
    • Time Frame: throughtout of the study, an average of 2 weeks

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • Aged >= 18 years; – Hospitalization for more than 2 weeks prior to enrollment in the adult post intensive care rehabilitation care unit (PICRU) of Raymond Poincaré hospital in Garches; – With oral-linguo-facial praxis disorders whatever the cause; – Has been informed and not in opposition to participation of the study. Exclusion Criteria:
  • Patient with fever or any suspect symptom of a SARS-CoV2 infection; – Planned discharge of hospital in 2 weeks; – Patient with cognitive, phasic or vigilance disorders preventing to understand the study; – Under guardianship or curator; – Patient Under french AME scheme.
  • Gender Eligibility: All

    Minimum Age: 18 Years

    Maximum Age: N/A

    Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: No

    Investigator Details

    • Lead Sponsor
      • Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris
    • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
      • Sponsor
    • Overall Official(s)
      • Julie PAQUEREAU, MD, Principal Investigator, Unité de Soins de Rééducation Post Réanimation, Service de Médecine Physique et de Réadaptation, Hôpital Raymond Poincaré, APHP
    • Overall Contact(s)
      • Julie PAQUEREAU, MD, + 33 (0)1 47 10 79 00,

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