Cleft Palate Speech - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780323048828, 9780323261623

Cleft Palate Speech

4th Edition

Authors: Sally Peterson-Falzone Mary Hardin-Jones Michael Karnell
Print ISBN: 9780323048828
eBook ISBN: 9780323261623
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 16th April 2009
Page Count: 432


As the classic reference on cleft palates for more than 25 years, 'the blue book' continues to be the single, essential source on cleft lip and palate for all members of the craniofacial team. This essential text provides a unique and comprehensive approach to cleft assessment, treatment, and management, with new and revised content that will keep you at the cutting edge of cleft lip and palate treatment and therapies.

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



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About the Author

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