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Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders

This popular, well-respected textbook provides the most comprehensive and cutting-edge information on the foundations, diagnosis, assessment, management, and treatment of patients with neurogenic communication disorders. Still the only text on the market that surveys the entire range of disorders in a single volume, this new edition is completely up to date with the most current research and developments in the field. New coverage includes three new assessment chapters and new discussions of hot topics such as the functional, environmental, and social elements of communication. The book is supplemented throughout with engaging artwork, clinical tips, and practical advice featuring many examples from clinical settings.

Paperback, 784 Pages

Published: May 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04531-5

Contents

  • 1. Neuroanatomy and Neuropathology

    2. Neurologic Assessment

    3. Assessing Adults Who Have Neurogenic Cognitive-Communicative Impairments

    4. Assessing Cognition

    5. Assessing Language

    6. Assessing Functional Communication and Quality of Life

    7. The Context for Treatment of Cognitive-Communicative Disorders

    8. Neuroanatomic Explanations of Aphasia and Related Disorders

    9. Treatment of Aphasia and Related Disorders

    10. Right Hemisphere Syndrome

    11. Traumatic Brain Injury

    12. Dementia

    13. Motor Speech Disorders

    APPENDIX: Standard Medical Abbreviations

    GLOSSARY

    ANSWERS TO THOUGHT QUESTIONS

    BIBLIOGRAPHY

    INDEX

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