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Dysphagia : Foundations, Theory and Practice

Dysphagia : Foundations, Theory and Practice - 06 edition

Dysphagia : Foundations, Theory and Practice - 06 edition

ISBN13: 9780470029176

ISBN10: 047002917X

Dysphagia : Foundations, Theory and Practice by Cichero - ISBN 9780470029176
Edition: 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Whurr Publishers
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International: No
Dysphagia : Foundations, Theory and Practice by Cichero - ISBN 9780470029176

ISBN13: 9780470029176

ISBN10: 047002917X

Edition: 06
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Summary

Dysphagia: Foundation, Theory and Practice provides the latest coverage of the core areas of dysphagia, including respiration, saliva management, normal variations of the normal swallow and a medical perspective on managing both children and adults with dysphagia. Written by acknowledged researchers and clinicians, it provides readers with full details of available assessment and treatment techniques including tracheostomy, FEES, cervical auscultation and pulse oximetry. This book will: Show how theory can be realistically integrated into clinical practice. Give the benefits of outcome measurement in dysphagia. Highlight the importance of measurement of thickened fluids. Include a dedicated chapter on 'developmental disability and swallowing disorders in adults' - this is a first. Cover assessment, treatment and management of both paediatric and adult populations in depth. Dysphagia: Foundation, Theory and Practice will be of great benefit to speech pathologists, whose role in dysphagia is widely recognised and respected and other health professionals who have a role in managing individuals with swallowing disorders. It is an excellent reference book and lifetime purchase with relevance to both the student and the professional.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part 1. Foundations of swallowing.
Chapter 1. Applied anatomy and physiology of the normal swallow (Jonathan Cichero).
Chapter 2. Swallowing from infancy to old age. (Julie Cichero).
Chapter 3. Variations of the normal swallow (Julie Cichero and Peter Halley).
Chapter 4. Respiration and swallowing (Julie Cichero).
Chapter 5. Medical management of patients at risk of aspiration (Rod Brockett).
Chapter 6. Saliva management (Hilary Johnson and Amanda Scott).

Part 2. Assessment of swallowing disorders.
Chapter 7. Clinical assessment, cervical auscultation and pulse oximetry (Julie Cichero).
Chapter 8. Imaging assessments (Julie Cichero and Susan Langmore).

Part 3. Aetiologies and treatment of adults with swallowing disorders.
Chapter 9. Conditions commonly associated with dysphagia (Julie Cichero).
Chapter 10. Developmental disability and swallowing disorders in adults (Justine Sheppard).
Chapter 11. Improving swallowing function: compensation (Julie Cichero).
Chapter 12. Swallowing rehabilitation (Julie Cichero).

Part 4. Aetiologies and treatment of children with swallowing disorders.
Chapter 13. Clinical signs, aetiologies and characteristics of paediatric dysphagia (Angela Morgan and Sheena Reilly).
Chapter 14. Assessment techniques for babies, infants and children (Nathalie Rommel).
Chapter 15. Management of paediatric feeding problems (Sarah Starr).

Part 5. Measuring outcomes of swallowing disorders.
Chapter 16. Oropharyngeal dysphagia outcome measurements (John Rosenbek and Neila Donovan). Index.