Motor Speech Disorders: Substrates, Differential Diagnosis, and Management

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Elsevier Mosby, 2005 - Medical - 578 pages
With expanded and updated information including current techniques, approaches, and case studies, the 2nd edition of this bestselling book continues its reputation as a dependable and outstanding evidence-based source on acquired motor speech disorders in adults. It covers the substrates of motor speech and its disorders, the disorders and their diagnoses, and management -- focusing on integrating what is known about the bases of motor speech disorders with the realities of clinical practice to ensure readers have the key content they need to be effective practitioners.

  • Evidence-based practice focus with relevant research evidence and data from the Mayo Clinic speech pathology practice
  • Includes the clinical characteristics of the primary motor speech disorders as well as general guidelines for differential diagnosis
  • Offers authoritative guidance on the diagnosis and management of motor speech disorders by a highly respected expert in the field of motor speech disorders
  • 73 case studies demonstrate concepts as they apply to real-world practice
  • Over 100 table and boxes highlight important information

  • Chapters include new research and theories, new techniques, current trends, and updated and new information sources
  • 22 new illustrations showcase the latest technology in the field
  • Fresh, new book design highlights case studies, boxed text, and tables - making it easier to find key information
  • Nine new case studies reflect the realities of clinical practice today

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Defining Understanding and Categorizing Motor Speech Disorders
Neurologic Bases of Motor Speech and Its Pathologies
Examination of Motor Speech Disorders

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