Dysphagia : Clinical Management in Adults and Children

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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.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 17.78mm | 907.18g
  • Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • Mosby
  • St Louis, United States
  • English
  • Approx. 200 illustrations
  • 0323052983
  • 9780323052986
  • 59,229

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

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