Dysphagia: Diagnosis and Treatment

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Olle Ekberg
Springer Science & Business Media, Aug 29, 2012 - Medical - 615 pages
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This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the diagnosis and management of dysphagia, with particular reference to oral and pharyngeal dysfunction. All aspects of dysphagia are covered, from anatomy and physiology to patient care. Alongside descriptions of a variety of disease entities, signs and symptoms, and treatment approaches, many other relevant topics are addressed, including endoscopic and manometric aspects, malnutrition and dehydration, the psychiatric burden, and features specific to pediatric and geriatric patients. The authors are without exception renowned experts in their field. This book will be of value to all specialists involved in the evaluation and treatment of dysphagia, including ENT surgeons, thoracic surgeons, speech and language pathologists, phoniatricians, gastroenterologists, neurologists, and radiologists.

 

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Contents

Part II Clinical Evaluation
69
Part III Imaging and Other Examination Techniques
198
Part IV Treatment
408
Part V Complications
573
Index
611
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