Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage of every aspect of cleft palate and related disorders, making this a superb resource and guide for students and practitioners alike.
  • Content is presented in a clinically useful manner, in a way that encourages you to evaluate and critically consider the information presented.
  • Thorough coverage of the available literature on cleft lip and cleft palate includes both contemporary and historically significant studies, as well as low-incidence types of phenomena.
  • An unmatched art program includes clear anatomical drawings as well as high-quality photographs.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Birth of a Child with a Cleft


Section I: The Basic Physical Problems

1: Cleft Lip and Palate

Appendix to Chapter 1: The Genetics of Clefting

2: Multi-anomaly Disorders

3: Anatomy and Physiology of the Velopharyngeal System


Section II: Physical Management

4: Surgical Management

5: Dental Management

6: Hearing Disorders in Cleft Palate and other Craniofacial Disorders


Section III: Diagnosing and Managing the Communication Disorders in Cleft Palate

7: Communication Disorders

8: Noncleft Velopharyngeal Problems

9: Assessment of Speech-Language Problems

10: Instrumentation for Assessing Velopharyngeal Function

11: Treatment of Speech-Language Problems

12: Physical Management of Velopharyngeal Inadequacy


Section IV: Quality of Life

13: Social, Psychological and Educational Issues

Index

Details

No. of pages:
432
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323048828
Electronic ISBN:
9780323261647

About the authors

Sally Peterson-Falzone

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Center for Craniofacial Anomalies, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Mary Hardin-Jones

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Division of Communication Disorders, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA

Michael Karnell

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA