(39Ndd) Communication - Auditory/Visual/Both: Discharge

SAS Name

A score indicating the patient's abiltiy to comprehend at discharge.  Comprehension includes understanding of either auditory or visual communication (for example, writing, sign language, gestures).  The more usual mode of comprehension ("Auditory,' or 'Visual') is evaluated; 'Both' indicates auditory and visual are used about equally.

Code Code value
A Auditory
B Both
V Visual