Cleft Palate Speech Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach

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Mosby, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 380 pages
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This new reference covers dietary aspects of disease prevention, nutritional support of hospitalized patients, basic information on nutrient functions, and nutritional needs throughout life. It offers rapid access to key information through a disease-oriented approach, detailed table of contents, comprehensive index and numerous tables. This edition contains new chapters on AIDS, transplantation, and disease prevention and health promotion. Revisions include current RDA updates, and expanded chapters on childhood and adolescence, aging, gastrointestinal conditions, obesity, cardiovascular disease and metabolic bone disease.

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Robert J. Shprintzen, Ph.D., is a Director of Communication Disorders Unit and Professor of Otolaryngology and Communication Science, State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Syracuse. He also directs the Center for Genetic Communication Disorders and the Center for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Study of Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome. Dr. Shprintzen completed his doctoral studies at Syracuse University in 1973. He served as Director of the Center for Craniofacial Disorders at Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine for 23 years. Dr. Shprintzen has had an exceptionally active research career in clinical genetics, dysmorphology, speech physiology, radiology, fiberoptic endoscopy, cleft anatomy and physiology, and research methodology. He is the author or co-author of more than 150 peer-reviewed papers in more than 20 scholarly journals and has written three other textbooks. As a result of his research, four genetic disorders have been named after him. He is an Honorary Fellow of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology and a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Janusz Bardach is a world-renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He lives in Iowa City with his family. Kathleen Gleeson is a graduate of the University of Iowa's Nonfiction Writing Program and also lives in Iowa City. Adam Hochschild is the author of "King Leopold's Ghost".

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