Dysphagia: Clinical Management in Adults and Children

Other | October 28, 2009

byMichael E. Groher, Michael E. Groher, Michael A. Crary...

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Develop the understanding and clinical reasoning skills you'll need to confidently manage dysphagia in professional practice! This logically organized, evidence-based resource reflects the latest advancements in dysphagia in an approachable, student-friendly manner to help you master the clinical evaluation and diagnostic decision-making processes. Realistic case scenarios, detailed review questions, and up-to-date coverage of current testing procedures and issues in pediatric development prepare you for the conditions you'll face in the clinical setting and provide an unparalleled foundation for professional success.

  • Comprehensive coverage addresses the full spectrum of dysphagia to strengthen your clinical evaluation and diagnostic decision-making skills.
  • Logical, user-friendly organization incorporates chapter outlines, learning objectives, case histories, and chapter summaries to reinforce understanding and create a more efficient learning experience.
  • Clinically relevant case examples and critical thinking questions throughout the text help you prepare for the clinical setting and strengthen your decision-making skills.
  • Companion Evolve Resources website clarifies key diagnostic procedures with detailed video clips.

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Develop the understanding and clinical reasoning skills you'll need to confidently manage dysphagia in professional practice! This logically organized, evidence-based resource reflects the latest advancements in dysphagia in an approachable, student-friendly manner to help you master the clinical evaluation and diagnostic decision-maki...

Format:OtherDimensions:336 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:October 28, 2009Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323081215

ISBN - 13:9780323081214

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Foundations

1. Nature of the Problem

2. Normal Swallowing in Adults

3. Normal Swallowing and Development in the Term and Preterm Infant

Part 2: Causes and Characteristics of Dysphagia

4. Disorders in Infants and Children

5. Adult Neurologic Disorders

6. Head and Neck Cancer

7. Esophageal Disorders

8. Respiratory and Iatrogenic Disorders

Part 3: Evaluation of Swallowing

9. The Clinical Evaluation of Adults

10. The Instrumental Evaluation

11. Special Considerations in Evaluating Infants and Children

Part 4: Approaches to Treatment

12. Planning Treatment

13. Treatment for Infants and Children

14. Treatment for Adults

15. Ethical Considerations