Dysphagia Foundation, Theory and Practice

ISBN-10: 1861565054

ISBN-13: 9781861565051

Edition: 2006

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Description: Dysphagia: Foundation, Theory and Practice provides the latest coverage of the core areas of dysphagia, including respiration, saliva management, normal variations of the normal swallow and a medical perspective on managing both children and adults with dysphagia. Written by acknowledged researchers and clinicians, it provides readers with full details of available assessment and treatment techniques including tracheostomy, FEES, cervical auscultation and pulse oximetry.This book will:Show how theory can be realistically integrated into clinical practice.Give the benefits of outcome measurement in dysphagia.Highlight the importance of measurement of thickened fluids.Include a dedicated chapter on 'developmental disability and swallowing disorders in adults' - this is a first.Cover assessment, treatment and management of both paediatric and adult populations in depth.Dysphagia: Foundation, Theory and Practice will be of great benefit to speech pathologists, whose role in dysphagia is widely recognised and respected and other health professionals who have a role in managing individuals with swallowing disorders. It is an excellent reference book and lifetime purchase with relevance to both the student and the professional.

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Book details

List price: $157.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/21/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 582
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Contributors
Foundations of Swallowing
Applied Anatomy and Physiology of the Normal Swallow
Swallowing from Infancy to Old Age
Variations of the Normal Swallow
Respiration and Swallowing
Medical Management of Patients at Risk of Aspiration
Saliva Management
Assessment of Swallowing Disorders
Clinical Assessment, Cervical Auscultation and Pulse Oximetry
Imaging Assessments
Aetiologies and Treatment of Adults with Swallowing Disorders
Conditions Commonly Associated with Dysphagia
Developmental Disability and Swallowing Disorders in Adults
Improving Swallowing Function: Compensation
Swallowing Rehabilitation
Aetiologies, Assessment and Treatment of Children with Swallowing Disorders
Clinical Signs, Aetiologies and Characteristics of Paediatric Dysphagia
Assessment Techniques for Babies, Infants and Children
Management of Paediatric Feeding Problems
Measuring Outcomes of Swallowing Disorders
Oropharyngeal Dysphagia Outcome Measurement
Index
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