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Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders,9780815110149

Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders

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9780815110149

ISBN10:
0815110146
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
3/1/1997
Publisher(s):
Elsevier Science Health Science div
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Summary

Organized into 12 chapters, this clinically relevant text begins with neuroanatomy and neurologic examination, neuropathology, neurophysiology, and assessment of aphasia and related disorders, with discussions of the context of neurogenic communication disorders and aphasia treatment. Also featured are right hemisphere syndrome, traumatic brain injuries, dementia, dysarthria, and apraxia of speech.

Table of Contents

1 Neuroanatomy and Neuropathology
1(42)
The Human Nervous System
2(25)
Blood Supply to the Brain
27(4)
Neurologic Causes of Adult Communication Disorders
31(1)
Stroke
31(5)
Other Neurologic Causes of Communication Disorders
36(7)
2 Neurologic Assessment
43(30)
The Interview and Physical Examination
43(2)
The Neurologic Examination
45(17)
Laboratory Tests
62(8)
Recording the Results of the Neurologic Examination
70(3)
3 Assessing Adults Who Have Neurogenic Communication Impairments
73(54)
The Referral
76(5)
Reviewing the Medical Record
81(12)
Behavioral, Cognitive, and Emotional Consequences of Brain Damage
93(3)
Interviewing the Patient
96(3)
Testing the Patient
99(7)
Purposes of Testing
106(21)
4 Assessing Aphasia and Related Disorders
127(82)
Neuroanatomic Explanations of Aphasia and Related Disorders
128(15)
Related Disorders
143(9)
Limitations of Connectionistic Explanations of Aphasia and Related Disorders
152(4)
Assessing Language and Communication
156(12)
Assessing Auditory Comprehension
168(14)
Assessing Reading
182(10)
Assessing Speech Production
192(11)
Assessing Written Expression
203(1)
The Effects of Managed Care on Assessment of Neurogenic Communication Disorders
204(5)
5 The Context for Treatment of Neurogenic Communication Disorders
209(32)
The Treatment Team
209(3)
Candidacy for Treatment
212(1)
General Characteristics of Treatment Sessions
213(2)
Adjusting Treatment Tasks to the Patient
215(8)
How Clinicians Decide What to Treat
223(2)
Task Difficulty
225(1)
Instructions, Explanation, and Feedback
226(5)
Recording and Charting Patients' Performance
231(4)
Enhancing Generalization From the Clinic To Daily Life
235(3)
Social Validation
238(3)
6 Treatment of Aphasia and Related Disorders
241(50)
Treatment of Auditory Comprehension
249(3)
Treatment of Single-word Comprehension
252(1)
Understanding Spoken Sentences
253(3)
Treatment of Discourse Comprehension
256(2)
Treatment of Reading Comprehension
258(10)
Treatment of Speech Production
268(10)
Treating Apraxia of Speech
278(6)
Writing
284(2)
Group Activities for Aphasic Adults
286(5)
7 Right Hemisphere Syndrome
291(34)
Behavioral and Congnitive Symptoms of Right Hemisphere Brain Damage
292(11)
Tests for Assessing Patients With Right Hemisphere Brain Injury
303(9)
Treatment of Patients with Right Hemisphere Brain Damage
312(13)
8 Traumatic Brain Injury
325(64)
Incidence and Prevalence of Traumatic Injuries
326(1)
Risk Factors
326(2)
Pathophysiology of Traumatic Brain Injury
328(18)
Rehabilitation of Traumatically Brain-Injured Adults: An Overview
346(1)
Assessment and Treatment of Traumatically Brain-Injured Adults
347(1)
General Characteristics of Patients at Various Stages of Recovery
348(2)
Assessment of Traumatically Brain-Injured Adults
350(14)
Test Batteries Useful in Evaluation of Traumatically Brain-Injured Adults
364(3)
Treatment of Traumatically Brain-Injured Adults
367(14)
Group Treatment
381(3)
Community Reentry
384(1)
Working with the Family
385(4)
9 Dementia
389(22)
Cortical Dementias
390(5)
Subcortical Dementias
395(1)
Cerebrovascular Dementia (Multi-infarct Dementia)
396(1)
Diagnosis and Assessment of Dementia
397(5)
Management of Dementia
402(2)
The Long Haul: The Family and the Dementia Patient
404(7)
10 Dysarthria
411(26)
Neuropathology of Dysarthria
412(4)
Effects of Neurologic Impairments on Speech Processes
416(1)
Evaluation of Dysarthria
417(6)
Treatment of Dysarthria
423(14)
Appendix A: Standard Medical Abbreviations 437(4)
Glossary 441(14)
Bibliography 455(16)
Index 471


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