- 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.
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