Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Communication Disorders, Volume 1

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Thomson/Delmar Learning, 2004 - Anatomy - 457 pages
Written as an accessible, easy to use anatomy and physiology book for introductory communication sciences courses and speech-language pathology assistants, this resource is derived from the best selling Anatomy and Physiology for Speech, Language, and Hearing, 2nd Edition. Richly illustrated, this book is accompanied by a CD-ROM that provides users with additional information on the anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing systems through interactive self-study, animations, quizzes, and more. A comprehensive glossary provides definitions of key terms and study questions accompany each chapter, allowing users to test their understanding of information. Written in user-friendly language, this must-have book is perfect for anyone who wants to understand the essentials of anatomy and physiology of communication disorders.

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Contents

Basic Elements of Anatomy
1
Anatomy and Physiology of Respiration
29
Anatomy and Physiology of Phonation
129
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About the author (2004)

J. Anthony (Tony) Seikel is Associate Dean and Director of the School of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho. His research interests center on the relationship of pathology to acoustics and perception, as well as improving pedagogy through technology. He earned his BS in Speech and Hearing from Phillips University, his MA in Speech Pathology from Wichita State University, and a PhD in Speech and Hearing Science from University of Kansas.

David G. Drumright is a programmer and teacher in Spokane, Washington. He has taught electronics at numerous schools, and has a background in speech-language pathology and audiology. His software includes the original ANIMA programs of this text, the new ANATESSE application, AUDIN software for audiology instruction, and several other instructional tools. David Drumright holds a BS degree.

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