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Dysphagia

Clinical Management in Adults and Children

Develop the understanding and clinical reasoning skills you’ll need to confidently manage dysphagia in professional practice! This logically organized, evidence-based resource reflects the latest advancements in dysphagia in an approachable, student-friendly manner to help you master the clinical evaluation and diagnostic decision-making processes. Realistic case scenarios, detailed review questions, and up-to-date coverage of current testing procedures and issues in pediatric development prepare you for the conditions you’ll face in the clinical setting and provide an unparalleled foundation for professional success.

Hardbound, 336 Pages

Published: October 2009

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-05298-6

Contents

  • Part 1: Foundations

    1. Nature of the Problem

    2. Normal Swallowing in Adults

    3. Normal Swallowing and Development in the Term and Preterm Infant

    Part 2: Causes and Characteristics of Dysphagia

    4. Disorders in Infants and Children

    5. Adult Neurologic Disorders

    6. Head and Neck Cancer

    7. Esophageal Disorders

    8. Respiratory and Iatrogenic Disorders

    Part 3: Evaluation of Swallowing

    9. The Clinical Evaluation of Adults

    10. The Instrumental Evaluation

    11. Special Considerations in Evaluating Infants and Children

    Part 4: Approaches to Treatment

    12. Planning Treatment

    13. Treatment for Infants and Children

    14. Treatment for Adults

    15. Ethical Considerations

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