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Motor Speech Disorders : Substrates, Differential Diagnosis, and Management - Joseph Duffy

Motor Speech Disorders

Substrates, Differential Diagnosis, and Management

Hardcover Published: 10th September 2012
ISBN: 9780323072007
Number Of Pages: 512

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With expanded and updated information including current techniques, approaches, and case studies, the 3rd edition of this best-selling book continues its reputation as a dependable and outstanding evidence-based source on acquired motor speech disorders in adults.

It covers the substrates of motor speech and its disorders, the disorders and their diagnoses, and management -- focusing on integrating what is known about the bases of motor speech disorders with the realities of clinical practice to ensure readers have the key content they need to be effective practitioners.

Key Features

  • Three-part organization first covers the neurologic underpinnings of speech, then the various disorders resulting from problems in the nervous system, and then the basic principles and disorder-specific management strategies.
  • Emphasis on evidence-based practice helps distill disparate information and stresses the best practices within motor speech disorders.
  • Cutting-edge research ensures this book contains the most comprehensive and up-to-date look at the state of motor speech disorders.
  • Case studies help clarify dense and difficult content and help hone your critical thinking skills.
  • Summary tables and boxes offer easy access to important information such as causes and characteristics to aid in differential diagnosis.
  • Chapter outline and summary sections keep you focused on the most significant information.
New to this Edition
  • Accompanying Evolve site features an interactive PowerPoint presentation with more than 60 audio and video clips demonstrating various disorders.
  • Updated content incorporates Dr. Duffy's findings from nearly 1,000 new articles on motor speech disorders.
  • Two-color design and larger trim size help highlight key information and allow for easier lay-flat reading.

Defining, Understanding, and Categorizing Motor Speech Disorders
Neurologic Bases of Motor Speech and Its Pathologies
Examination of Motor Speech Disorders
Disorders And Their Diagnoses
Flaccid Dysarthrias
Spastic Dysarthrias
Ataxic Dysarthrias
Hypokinetic Dysarthrias
Hyperkinetic Dysarthrias
Unilateral Upper Motor Neuron Dysarthria
Mixed Dysarthria
Apraxia of Speech
Neurogenic Mutism
Other Neurogenic Speech Disturbances
Acquired Psychogenic and Related Nonorganic Speech Disorders
Differential Diagnosis
Managing Motor Speech Disorders: General Principles
Managing the Dysarthias
Managing Apraxia of Speech
Managing Other Neurogenic Speech Disturbances
Managing Acquired Psychogenic and Related Nonorganic Speech Disorders
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ISBN: 9780323072007
ISBN-10: 0323072003
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 10th September 2012
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.6 x 22.6  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 1.43
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised

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