Dysphagia: Clinical Management in Adults and Children

Dysphagia: Clinical Management in Adults and Children


By (author) Michael E. Groher, By (author) Michael A. Crary

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  • Publisher: Mosby
  • Format: Hardback | 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 279mm x 18mm | 907g
  • Publication date: 27 November 2009
  • Publication City/Country: St Louis
  • ISBN 10: 0323052983
  • ISBN 13: 9780323052986
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 200 illustrations
  • Sales rank: 39,818

Product description

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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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