Fully revised, updated and expanded, the second edition of Clinical Management of Swallowing Disorders presents the latest methods and approaches to evaluation and treatment.
The authors, from a joint speech pathology/otolaryngology perspective, explore the range and incidence of swallowing disorders and the impact on patients' health and well being.
Defining and discussing the conditions leading to and consequences of dysphagia, ranging from neurological conditions and head and neck diseases to dehydration and malnutrition, the book examines the methods for evaluation, behavioral and nutritional management, and surgical treatment.
Covering dysphagia in all populations, Clinical Management of Swallowing Disorders is a well-organized, practical resource. The authors have provided a user-friendly format: extensive tables and charts deliver valuable information in a quickly accessible format. Key highlighted phrases, study questions and an extensive glossary combine to make this an ideal text for students and clinicians.
• Clinical Arena of Dysphagia.
• Anatomy and Function of the Swallowing Mechanism.
• Extensive listing and descriptions of swallowing disorders, diseases that lead to swallowing disorders and aging disorders.
• Swallowing Disorders Arising from Surgical Treatments.
• Evaluation of Dysphagia: Instrumental and Noninstrumental.
• Nonsurgical Treatments of Swallowing Disorders.
• Surgical Treatments of Swallowing Disorders.
• Nutrition and Diets.
• The Relationship Between Voice and Swallowing Disorders.
276 pages, Color Illustrations (4 Color), Hardcover, 7 x 10"