Michael E. Groher
Third Edition provides introductory chapter that defines dysphagia and its prevalence, maintains the popular multidisciplinary approach, and has a detailed guide to evaluation and treatment of clients with swallowing disorders. New chapters dedicated to long-term care of elderly clients.
Thorough investigation of swallowing disorders. Easy-to-read. Includes the nature of dysphagia; neurological, mechanical, esophageal disorders; various evaluation techniques, management of feeding, surgical interventions and establishing swallowing programs.
Updated content on neurological disorders was written by a premier neurological specialist. The chapter on evaluation maintains a solid foundation for clinicians. Well illustrated.
Includes 384 pages, hardcover.