Medical Speech-Language Pathology: A Desk Reference

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Cengage Learning, May 27, 2009 - Medical - 448 pages
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MEDICAL SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY: A DESK REFERENCE, 3rd edition is an easily accessible quick reference that details procedures, practices and terminology aimed specifically at the needs of the medically based speech-language pathologist. New to this edition, the resource covers the latest medical care delivery and procedures, including those related to pediatric care and end of life issues., Also discussed are skill-based clinical competencies for career development.
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Contents

SpeechLanguage Pathology in Medical Settings
1
Communicating Information and Record Keeping
33
Vital Signs and the Physical Examination
63
Mental Status and the Neurologic Examination
103
Nutrition Hydration and Swallowing
153
Medical Genetics
191
Imaging Studies and Radiologic Oncology
207
Infectious Diseases and Infection Control
225
Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders
283
Acute and Critical Illnesses
315
Oncology
327
Surgeries and Other Procedures
347
Rehabilitation Medicine and Geriatrics
371
Selected Normal Laboratory Values and Ranges
383
Anatomical Figures
387
INDEX
403

Cardiac Pulmonary and Hematologic Functions
243

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About the author (2009)

Lee Ann C. Golper is an associate professor in Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences (DHSS), Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, and the Administrative Director of SLP Clinical Programs at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. She received her academic training from Indiana University (BA, 1971), Portland State University (MS, 1976), and University of Oregon (Ph.D., 1982). She has worked for over 30 years in academic medical center settings and has published and presented extensively in the areas of neurologic communication disorders, medical speech-language pathology, evidence-based practices, and health services delivery. Dr. Golper is Board Certified by the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences; she is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, a Scientific Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and a Fellow of the American Heart Association-American Stroke Association.

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