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In Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders – now in a concise, fully updated Fourth Edition – world-renowned authorities provide in-depth information on the characteristics and etiology of brain-based disorders. Succinct chapters cover the latest advances in the management of aphasia, traumatic brain injury, dementias, and right hemisphere syndrome. In this edition, for the first time, the expert authors present a modern approach that goes beyond traditional assessment and treatment to incorporate contemporary cultural, linguistic, and quality-of-life concerns.
Integrates the clinical and humanistic aspects related to aphasia in a way that accurately reflects how the discipline is being taught in classrooms today
Full-color illustrations of the brain and nervous system supplement expanded chapters on neuroanatomy and neurophysiology
Easy-to-read textboxes and review questions at the end of each chapter are ideal for quick reference and self-study
The most comprehensive yet succinct resource available in the field today, this reference is a must-have for every student, resident, or practitioner involved in speech language pathology and the treatment of communication disorders.
Overall, this book is a well-organized resource providing the reader with up-to-date information.-Canadian Jounral of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Foundations and Practicalities
Humanistic Basics: Adaptation, Accommodation, and Aristos
Aphasia Theory, Models, and Classification
Clinical Practice in Acute Care Hospital Settings
Neuroimaging and Brain-Based Communication Disorders
Multicultural and Multi-Linguistic Issues
Enhancing Quality of Life
Assessment and Treatment
Naming and Word-Retrieval Impairments
Reading and Writing Impairments
Syntax and Linguistic-Based Approaches
Pragmatics and Discourse
Social and Life Participation Approaches to Aphasia Intervention
Treatment Effectiveness and Evidence-Based Practice
Resources for Families and Clinicians
Related Cognitive-Language Disorders
Right Hemisphere Damage
Traumatic Brain Injury, Blast Injuries, and Multisystem Injuries
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ISBN: 9781604062618 ISBN-10: 1604062614 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 288 Published: 12th January 2011 Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 25.4
Weight (kg): 0.86
Edition Number: 4 Edition Type: New edition