Dysphagia: Clinical Management in Adults and Children 3rd Edition
by Michael E. Groher PhD (Author), Michael A. Crary PhD F-ASHA (Author)
Item Weight : 23.6 pounds
Hardcover : 386 pages
ISBN-10 : 0323636489
ISBN-13 : 978-0323636483
Publisher : Mosby; 3rd Edition
Language: : English
Master the evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders! Dysphagia: Clinical Management in Adults and Children 3rd Edition provides the information you need to diagnose and manage dysphagia in patients of all ages. Emphasizing evidence-based practice this complete resource covers topics from esophageal disorders to respiratory and iatrogenic disorders. This edition adds a new Aging and Dysphagia chapter and is updated with the latest research and advances in dysphagia management. Written by speech-language pathology educators Michael E. Groher and Michael A. Crary this guide helps you develop clinical reasoning skills and learn today’s best practices in dysphagia management.
New to this edition
NEW! Aging and Dysphagia chapter examines the increasing evidence that older persons living at home may be at risk for dysphagia without any overt underlying disease.
UPDATED! Treatment for Adults chapter is thoroughly revised.
NEW! Clinical Pearls highlight key information that you need to know to prepare for the clinical setting.
UPDATED content and references throughout reflect the latest research in the field.
Learning features include chapter outlines, learning objectives, and bullet-point summaries in each chapter, helping you focus on and master key content.
Emphasis on evidence-based practice prepares you to make and then properly support your diagnostic and treatment decisions.
Case histories promote critical thinking in realistic clinical situations.
Critical thinking questions help you assess your knowledge and reinforce understanding of the material.
Video clips on the Evolve companion website depict a range of swallowing disorders.