Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780750675260, 9780323262712

Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist

5th Edition

Authors: Wanda Webb Richard Adler
Paperback ISBN: 9780750675260
eBook ISBN: 9780323262712
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 27th September 2007
Page Count: 336

Description

A clear, concise, and approachable writing style helps students understand neurology in the context of speech-language pathology. Supplemented by a wealth of new illustrations and learning features for students, this new edition helps to demystify this often-daunting subject matter. The 5th edition also introduces a new author, Dr. Richard Adler, who brings a fresh perspective and an impressive clinical background.

Key Features

  • The perfect reader-friendly introduction to the neurology of speech and language
  • Emphasizes the neurological mechanisms involved in communication disorders in children and adults

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. Pediatric Clinical Speech Syndromes: The Developing Brain

    10. Central Language Mechanism and Learning NEW!

    11. Adult Disorders of Language

    12. Pediatric Disorders of Language

    APPENDICES

    A. Medical Conditions Related to Communication Disorders

    B. Bedside Neurologic Examination

    C. Screening Neurologic Examination for Speech-Language Pathology

    GLOSSARY

    INDEX

Details

No. of pages:
336
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323262712
Paperback ISBN:
9780750675260

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