9780750699952

Introduction to Adult Swallowing Disorders

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  • ISBN13:

    9780750699952

  • ISBN10:

    0750699957

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-02-26
  • Publisher: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
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Summary

This practical guide provides a hands-on approach to diagnosis and management of swallowing disorders, designed to help readers establish a basis for clinical decision-making regarding dysphagic patients. Beginning with the anatomy and physiology of swallowing, it explores the range of swallowing disorders, the clinical and instrumental examination, and treatment strategies. Clinical decision making and treatment options evolve logically from the preceding chapters. Easy-to-read discussions simplify complex issues. Both authors are nationally recognized leaders in the field, and readers will benefit from the expert clinical tips they provide in this manual. Provides essential coverage of the range of swallowing disorders, the clinical and laboratory examination, and treatment strategies. Includes expert clinical tips from the authors who are nationally recognized as leaders in the field. Offers a hands-on, treatment-oriented approach to the diagnosis and management of swallowing disorders. Pedagogical features include Take Home Notes, Case Studies, Chapter Terms, and Chapter Review Questions. Chapters are easily treated as separate lecture topics, making this text ideal for classroom use. Available accompanying video acclimates students to aspects of clinical care that will provide the foundation for future learning in this area. One-of-a-kind, entry-level text provides balanced coverage of the full spectrum of knowledge needed to prepare one entering the field of dysphagia management.

Author Biography

Michael A. Crary, Ph.D.: Florida Dysphagia Institute, University of Florida Health Science Center, Gainesville Michael E. Groher, Ph.D.: Florida Dysphagia Institute, University of Florida Health Science Center, Gainesville

Table of Contents

Swallowing Disorders: An Overview
1(15)
The Normal Swallow
15(20)
Signs and Symptoms of Dysphagia
35(10)
Swallowing Disorders in Patients with Neurologic Disease
45(24)
Dysphagia and Head/Neck Cancer
69(24)
Esophagopharyngeal Disorders
93(8)
Physical Evaluation
101(24)
Instrumental Swallowing Examinations: Fluoroscopy and Endoscopy
125(28)
Treatment Considerations, Options, and Decisions
153(26)
Overview of Behavioral Treatment Strategies
179(20)
Swallowing Disorders and Ethics
199

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