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The definitive educational guide on the diagnosis and management of dysphagia across the full age continuum
Dysphagia presentation and treatment differs at various stages of life. Assessing and Treating Dysphagia: A Lifespan Perspective reflects significant knowledge and pearls from esteemed adult and pediatric swallowing disorders experts. Debra Suiter and Memorie Gosa have compiled a book of unique depth and breadth with contributions from communication science experts including speech-language pathologists and physicians. The textbook provides comprehensive coverage of swallowing disorders from birth to old age, including clinical, professional, and cultural ethical considerations.
Key Highlights: - Anatomy and physiology of swallowing, and compensatory, postural, and rehabilitation strategies - Adult and pediatric specific chapters on swallow screenings, clinical evaluations, and technologies such as videofluroscopic, fiberoptic endoscopic, and high-resolution manometry - Pediatric-specific dysphagia related to premature birth, craniofacial syndromes, congenital heart disease, and cerebral palsy - Adult-specific dysphagia related to neurodegenerative disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, head and neck cancer, esophageal disease, pulmonary disease, and end of life
This is the only textbook on the market featuring complete coverage of the diagnosis and management of dysphasia across the lifespan. With content following Master""s-level course curriculum, this is essential reading for graduate students as well as practicing clinicians in the fields of otolaryngology and speech language pathology.
This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.
CONTENTS: 01. Introduction 02. Anatomy of Swallowing 03. Physiology of Swallowing 04. Adult Swallow Screening and Clinical Swallow Evaluations 05. Pediatric Swallow Screening and Clinical Swallow Evaluations 06. Adult Videofluroscopic Swallow Evaluation 07. Pediatric Videofluroscopic Swallow Evaluation 08. Adult Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing 09. Pediatric Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing 10. High-Resolution Manometry in the Evaluation and Treatment of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia 11. Treatment: Compensatory, Postural, and Rehabilitation Strategies 12. Bolus Modifications 13. Tube Feeding 14. Epidemiology of Prematurity 15. Dysphagia in Craniofacial Syndromes 16. Congenital Heart Disease 17. Oropharyngeal Dysphagia in Children with Cerebral Palsy 18. Behaviorally Based Feeding Problems 19. Dysphagia in Neurodegenerative Disease 20. Dysphagia Following Stroke 21. Dysphagia in Traumatic Brain Injury 22. Head and Neck Cancer 23. Artificial Airways and Swallowing 24. Dysphagia in Esophageal Disease 25. Dysphagia in Pulmonary Disease 26. Considerations Emerging from the End of Life 27. Clinical and Professional Ethics for the Speech-Language Pathologist 28. Ethics: Cultural Considerations