Clinical Management of Swallowing Disorders, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

Thomas Murry, Ricardo L. Carrau, Karen Chan
eISBN-13: 9781635502558

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Clinical Management of Swallowing Disorders, Fifth Edition is a textbook for speech-language pathology programs that examines the diagnosis and treatment of swallowing disorders in children and adults. Thoroughly updated, this popular text emphasizes evidence-based practice, multidisciplinary team management, swallowing safety, nutrition, behavioral treatments, and management following surgical options. Authored by two speech-language pathologists and an otolaryngologist for a multidisciplinary approach, the Fifth Edition continues to be easy-to-understand text for students and also serves as an up-to-date reference for practicing clinicians who treat swallowing disorders in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, and private outpatient clinics.

The text comes with online supplementary materials, including instructor lecture slides, study flash cards, and downloadable versions of the appendicies.

New to the Fifth Edition:
*New chapter on the aging population
*The Anatomy and Physiology chapter has been thoroughly updated and 15 beautiful, new full color illustrations have been added
*More images and enhanced figures, including additional FEES and fluoroscopy video studies of swallowing disorders in head and neck cancer and stroke patients
*Many new references, easy-to-read tables, and treatment hints
*Information on pediatric feeding and swallowing has been updated and expanded
*Evidence-based practice methods have been updated
*Content has been edited to be more concise, applicable, and reader friendly

The text features numerous pedagogical aids to reinforce student understanding
*Case study inserts in many chapters and 9 extended case studies in the final chapter
*32 videos
*Discussion questions and answers for each chapter
*Bolded and boxed key terms throughout with an end-of-book glossary
*Clinical tips, clinicians roles, areas of emphasis, and key learning points highlighted in boxes throughout the chapters
*8 appendices featuring helpful tests and tools for clinicians
*NEW full clinical swallowing examination record form included in appendix

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ISBNs 9781635502282, 9781635502558
Publish Year 2020
Language english
Edition 5th