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Dysphagia : Clinical Management in Adults and Children - Michael Groher


Clinical Management in Adults and Children

Hardcover Published: 31st July 2015
ISBN: 9780323187015
Number Of Pages: 352

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Get all the information you need to confidently manage dysphagia in professional practice with Dysphagia: Clinical Management in Adults and Children, 2nd Edition! This logically organized, evidence-based resource reflects the latest advancements in dysphagia in an approachable and user-friendly manner to help you master the clinical evaluation and diagnostic decision-making processes.

New coverage of the latest insights and research along with expanded information on infant and child swallowing will help prepare you for the conditions you'll face in the clinical setting. Plus, the realistic case scenarios and detailed review questions threaded throughout the book will help you develop the clinical reasoning skills needed for professional success.

Key Features

  • Reader-friendly learning features throughout the book include chapter outlines, learning objectives, and bullet-pointed summaries at chapter ends to help readers focus their attention on mastering important content.
  • Case histories throughout the book promote critical thinking in realistic clinical situations.
  • Critical thinking questions help readers determine their understanding on the content and reinforce learning.
  • Emphasis on evidence-based practice prepares readers to properly support their diagnostic and treatment decisions.
New to this Edition
  • NEW! Expanded content on infant and child swallowing will help readers learn the insights needed for this growing area of practice.
  • NEW! Updated content and references throughout reflect the most up to date research in existence.

Part I: Foundations
1. Dysphagia Unplugged?
Part II: Dysphagia in Adults
2. Normal Swallowing in Adults?
Section 1: Causes and Characteristics of Dysphagia
3. Adult Neurologic Disorders?  
4. Dysphagia and Head and Neck Cancer
5. Esophageal Disorders
6. Respiratory and Iatrogenic Disorders
Section 2: Evaluation of Swallowing
7. Clinical Evaluation of Adults
8. Imaging Swallowing Examinations: Videofluoroscopy and Endoscopy
Section 3: Approaches to Treatment
9. Treatment Considerations, Options, and Decisions
10. Treatment for Adults
11. Ethical Considerations
Part III: Dysphagia in Infants and Children
12. Typical Feeding and Swallowing Development in Infants and Children
13. Disorders Affecting Feeding and Swallowing in Infants and Children
14. Evaluating Feeding and Swallowing in Infants and Children
15. Treatment of Feeding and Swallowing Difficulties in Infants and Children

ISBN: 9780323187015
ISBN-10: 0323187013
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 31st July 2015
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.1 x 22.2  x 3.4
Weight (kg): 1.36
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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