Clinical Manual for Swallowing Disorders

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Singular Thomson Learning, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 184 pages
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This concise clinical manual provides comprehensive information on swallowing. It presents the information from a practical stnadpoint, making it ideal for the graduate-level student preparing for clinical work with dysphagia clients. It includes coverage of incidence, normal swallowing, anatomy and physiology, etiology, diagnosis, nutrition, and references. Its easy-to-use, concise format allows readers to find important information quickly. Numerous tables make the guide easy to use and functional. Detailed tables provide important information in this easy-to-use pocketguide. Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of swallowing disorders in a quick reference, alphabetical organization with extensive references that provide information for further study. Practical information is readily accessed and applied.

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Contents

Need for Early Intervention
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Chapter
4
Anatomy and Function of the Swallowing
13
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About the author (2001)

Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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