Key Features

  • Provides essential coverage of the range of swallowing disorders, the clinical and laboratory examination, and treatment strategies.
  • Includes expert clinical tips from the authors who are nationally recognized as leaders in the field.
  • Offers a hands-on, treatment-oriented approach to the diagnosis and management of swallowing disorders.
  • Pedagogical features include Take Home Notes, Case Studies, Chapter Terms, and Chapter Review Questions.
  • Chapters are easily treated as separate lecture topics, making this text ideal for classroom use.
  • One-of-a-kind, entry-level text provides balanced coverage of the full spectrum of knowledge needed to prepare one entering the field of dysphagia management.

Table of Contents

1. Overview of the Problem
2. The Normal Swallow
3. Swallowing Disorders: Overview
4. Neurologic Swallowing Disorders
5. Head and Neck Cancer
6. Functional Nonobstructive Dysphagia
7. The Physical Examination
8. The Instrumental Examination
9. Overview of Treatment Options
10. Behavioral Treatment
11. Swallowing Disorders and Ethics

Details

No. of pages:
224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750699952
Electronic ISBN:
9781455727742

About the authors

Michael Crary

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Speech-Language Pathology Co-Director, Swallowing Research Laboratory Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders University of Central Florida

Michael Groher

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Truesdail Center for Communicative Disorders, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA