9780323052986

Dysphagia: Clinical Management in Adults and Children

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  • ISBN13:

    9780323052986

  • ISBN10:

    0323052983

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/28/2009
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Foundations
Nature of the Problem
Normal Swallowing in Adults
Normal Swallowing and Development in the Term and Preterm Infant
Causes and Characteristics of Dysphagia
Disorders in Infants and Children
Adult Neurologic Disorders
Head and Neck Cancer
Esophageal Disorders
Respiratory and Iatrogenic Disorders
Evaluation of Swallowing
The Clinical Evaluation of Adults
The Instrumental Evaluation
Special Considerations in Evaluating Infants and Children
Approaches to Treatment
Planning Treatment
Treatment for Infants and Children
Treatment for Adults
Ethical Considerations
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