Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780323100274, 9780323100267

Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist

6th Edition

Authors: Wanda Webb Richard Adler
eBook ISBN: 9780323100267
eBook ISBN: 9780323394284
Paperback ISBN: 9780323100274
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 25th March 2016
Page Count: 336
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Description

The concise, easy-to-understand Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist, 6th Edition provides students and clinicians with a practical guide for the study and understanding of neurology in speech-language pathology (SLP). Correlated with clinical syndromes and diseases seen in SLP, it gives you a solid understanding of the nervous system, including: development of the nervous system, organization of the brain, protective mechanisms, descending motor and ascending sensory pathways, and cranial nerves. New content, case studies, and a strong clinical focus make this new edition essential as you move into practice.

Key Features

  • Case studies and clinical applications in clinically oriented chapters provide you with realistic clinical applications.
  • Presents complex information clearly in a concise, easy-to-understand manner.
  • Clinical emphasis throughout makes this text valuable as you move into clinical practice — and prepare for the Praxis exam.
  • Evolve companion website has vocabulary flashcards and study questions with answers so students can assess their knowledge.
  • Key terms in each chapter and an end-of-text glossary give you easy access to accurate, concise definitions.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Speech-Language Neurology
2. Organization of the Nervous System I
3. Organization of the Nervous System II
4. Neuronal Function in the Nervous System
5. Neurosensory Organization of Speech and Hearing
6. Neuromotor Control of Speech
7. The Cranial Nerves
8. Clinical Speech Syndromes of the Motor Systems
9. Central Language Mechanisms and Learning
10. Adult Disorders of Language
11. Pediatrics: The Developing Brain
12. Pediatric Clinical Speech Syndromes
13. Pediatric Disorders of Language

Details

No. of pages:
336
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323100267
eBook ISBN:
9780323394284
Paperback ISBN:
9780323100274

About the Author

Wanda Webb

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

Richard Adler

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences, Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN