Dysphagia

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.show more

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
  • 65,393

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 Considerationsshow more