Evaluation and Treatment of Swallowing Disorders

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PRO-ED, 1998 - Medical - 406 pages
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Dr. Jeri Logemann's landmark work is a must-have for clinicians working with patients with dysphagia. Discover an in-depth, cohesive approach to the evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders. Youll review normal swallowing physiology, techniques for screening and evaluation of oropharyngeal swallowing, and procedures for the treatment of dysphagia. The book covers a wide range of populations including those with neurologic disease, sudden-onset neurologic damage, and head and neck cancer. Focusing on clinical problem solving, this book provides the necessary tools to manage adult patients with dysphagia and the knowledge to determine the best methods for assessment and treatment. Its an ideal resource on the topic of dysphagia, showing clear definitions of procedures for students and clinicians alike. This text is well organized, covering normal anatomy and physiology through assessment and treatment, as well as application to special populations. Use it to develop an efficient, effective approach to patient care in the area of dysphagia.

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Anatomy and Physiology of Normal Deglutition
Instrumental Techniques for the Study
Disorders of Deglutition

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