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Evaluation and Management of Cleft Lip and Palate

1st Edition

A Developmental Perspective

David J. Zajac and Linda Vallino
eISBN-13: 9781597569569

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Evaluation and Management of Cleft Lip and Palate: A Developmental Perspective provides fundamental knowledge of cleft palate anomalies and the current state of evidence-based practice relative to evaluation and management. This text contains information on the standard of care for children born with craniofacial anomalies from a developmental perspective along with clinical case studies to help facilitate understanding of the material. This graduate-level text targets speech-language pathology students, as well as audiology students, medical students, and graduate students studying communication disorders.

Why adopt this textbook?
*Provides a developmental focus that provides a better understanding of the nature of craniofacial problems and the timetable for management and treatment
*Covers material in a data-driven and evidenced based format, blending scholarly and clinical information
*Well-illustrated with clear colored pictures-many of which are actual structures and people rather than line drawings-including pre- and post-treatment results
*Presents the role of the speech-language pathologist in all aspects of care (i.e., before and after surgery from infancy to adulthood)
*Emphasizes oral conditions (dental and occlusal) that impact speech in the school-aged child
*Full color text with more than 200 images

Compared with other textbooks this book covers
*An entire chapter devoted to adults with cleft lip and palate underscoring quality of life
*An entire chapter on the school-aged child
*A detailed chapter devoted to alveolar bone graft with detailed photo illustration and discussion of treatment outcome
*Detailed chapter on maxillary advancement with detailed photos, discussion of treatment outcomes related to speech, airway, and hearing
*Presentation of surgical treatment based on development age
*Chapter on hearing offers a practical approach to ear problems and hearing loss associated with cleft and craniofacial anomalies, and provides a summary of hearing tests that should be familiar to the reader and suggestions about counseling families
*Chapters on Speech Characteristics and Assessment are written from a speech science perspective and evidence-based

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ISBNs 9781597565516, 9781597569569
Publish Year 2016
Language English
Edition 1st