Swallowing Intervention in Oncology

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Paula A. Sullivan, Arthur M. Guilford
Singular Publishing Group, 1999 - Medical - 375 pages
Cancer and its treatments typically have multiple and devastating effe cts on swallowing, speech, voice, language, respiratory and hearing sy stems. The successful management and rehabilitation of this challengin g and high-risk patient population requires team-based collaboration a nd clinical expertise. Including contributions from skilled multidisci plinary experts, Swallowing Intervention in Oncology is a valuable res ource providing medical and health care professionals with comprehensi ve and pertinent clinical information. It is the first text to discuss completely and thoroughly the causes and treatment of dysphagia in pe rsons with head and neck cancer, emphasizing the absolute need for suc cessful team management.

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