The Source for Dysphagia - 3rd Edition provides current evaluation and treatment information with particular attention to updating evidence for treatment techniques in dysphagia.
The Third Edition of this Source supports ASHA best practice documents on dysphagia by incorporating the guidelines identified in the documents.
The book also provides you with an understanding of:
■ Normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology related to swallowing disorders
■ Signs and symptoms of dysphagia
■ Indications for instrumental evaluations
■ Analyzing clinical and instrumental information to establish a diagnosis and prepare appropriate documentation
■ Determining candidacy for intervention
■ Implementing compensations and therapy techniques
■ Educating and counseling clients with swallowing problems and their care providers
■ Quality of life issues related to the client and his family
■ Identifying and using appropriate functional outcome measures
Outcomes which should be evident after reading include performance of safe and accurate dysphagia evaluations and treatments, understand the ethical issues of dysphagia treatment, effectively educate healthcare team, patients, and families about dysphagia, etc.
329 pages, goals, therapy activities, evaluation tools, educational handouts
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