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Assessing and Treating Dysphagia: A Lifespan Perspective. Text with Access Code

Suiter, Debra M. PhD
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Book Information
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers, Incorporated
ISBN: 1-62623-214-8 (1626232148)
ISBN-13: 978-1-62623-214-3 (9781626232143)
Binding: Book with Ancillary Hardcover + Internet Access Code
Copyright: 2019
Publish Date: 10/19
Weight: 3.33 Lbs.
Pages: 392
Subject Class: HRP (Health Related Professions)
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The Publisher is now out of Stock and is planning to reprint 01/09/20
Return Policy: Returns accepted up to 18 months This product contains software or Internet access code(s). Returns are not accepted if seal is broken or if access code revealed.
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Class Specifications
Discipline: Gastroint Sys
Subject Definition: Deglutition Disorders-Diagnosis
NLM Class: WI 258
LC Class: RC815.2
Abstract: The definitive educational guide on the diagnosis and management of dysphagia across the full age continuumDysphagia presentation and treatment differs at various stages of life. Assessing and Treating Dysphagia: A Lifespan Perspective reflects significant knowledge and pearls from esteemed adult and pediatric swallowing disorders experts. Debra Suiter and Memorie Gosa have compiled a book of unique depth and breadth with contributions from communication science experts including speech-language pathologists and physicians. The textbook provides comprehensive coverage of swallowing disorders from birth to old age, including clinical, professional, and cultural ethical considerations.Key HighlightsAnatomy and physiology of swallowing, and compensatory, postural, and rehabilitation strategiesAdult and pediatric specific chapters on swallow screenings, clinical evaluations, and technologies such as videofluroscopic, fiberoptic endoscopic, and high-resolution manometryPediatric-specific dysphagia related to premature birth, craniofacial syndromes, congenital heart disease, and cerebral palsyAdult-specific dysphagia related to neurodegenerative disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, head and neck cancer, esophageal disease, pulmonary disease, and end of lifeThis is the only textbook on the market featuring complete coverage of the diagnosis and management of dysphasia across the lifespan. With content following Masters-level course curriculum, this is essential reading for graduate students as well as practicing clinicians in the fields of otolaryngology and speech language pathology.This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.

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