Dysphagia E Book

Dysphagia   E Book
Author: Michael E. Groher,Michael A. Crary
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2015-07-05
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9780323187022

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Develop the understanding and clinical reasoning skills you’ll need to confidently manage dysphagia in professional practice! This logically organized, evidence-based resource reflects the latest advancements in dysphagia in an approachable, student-friendly manner to help you master the clinical evaluation and diagnostic decision-making processes. Realistic case scenarios, detailed review questions, and up-to-date coverage of current testing procedures and issues in pediatric development prepare you for the conditions you’ll face in the clinical setting and provide an unparalleled foundation for professional success. Comprehensive coverage addresses the full spectrum of dysphagia to strengthen your clinical evaluation and diagnostic decision-making skills. Logical, user-friendly organization incorporates chapter outlines, learning objectives, case histories, and chapter summaries to reinforce understanding and create a more efficient learning experience. Clinically relevant case examples and critical thinking questions throughout the text help you prepare for the clinical setting and strengthen your decision-making skills. Companion Evolve Resources website clarifies key diagnostic procedures with detailed video clips.


Author: Michael E. Groher
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 349
Release: 1992
Genre: Deglutition disorders
ISBN: UOM:39015025256580

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Discusses the neurology of swallowing; neurologic and mechanical disorders of swallowing; esophageal dysphagia; development and impairments of feeding in infancy and childhood; clinical examination for dysphagia; radiographic evaluation of swallowing; general treatment and management of neurologic swallowing disorders; treatment of mechanical swallowing disorders; nursing management of swallowing disorders; surgical intervention in dysphagia, etc.

The Neuroscientific Principles of Swallowing and Dysphagia

The Neuroscientific Principles of Swallowing and Dysphagia
Author: Arthur J. Miller
Publsiher: Singular
Total Pages: 304
Release: 1999
Genre: Science
ISBN: UOM:39015046907211

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Clearly organized and well presented, The Neuroscientific Principles of Swallowing and Dysphagia provides a comprehensive overview of neuroscientific information as applied to the neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and neuropharmacology of swallowing. The latest perspectives and viewpoints of leading researchers in the field are included on the subject and a wealth of information is provided on all aspects of the neural organization relative to swallowing.

Drugs and Dysphagia

Drugs and Dysphagia
Author: Lynette L. Carl,Peter Roy Johnson
Publsiher: Pro Ed
Total Pages: 356
Release: 2006
Genre: Deglutition disorders
ISBN: IND:30000116079181

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This pocket-sized reference is for clinicians who manage patients with dysphagia. Speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, physicians, clinical dieticians, nurses, and pharmacists will find this book to be a helpful, handy resource. Drugs and Dysphagia is carefully organized, allowing quick access to precise information. The text comprises three parts: Part 1-overviews the nervous system and the swallow process. An overview of the effects of medications on swallowing is provided in Chapter 3. Part 2-addresses medications that affect the central nervous system. Medications associated with oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal dysphagia; causes of dysphagia; and drug-induced dysphagia are discussed. Part 3-deals with important medications that can cause dysfunction of the gastrointestinal system and those that are used to treat gastrointestinal dysfunction. Tables are included throughout for this quick and easy-to-use reference. These tables are organized into medication groups based on their use. Specific medications from each group are listed by both generic and brand name. The tables include the recommended doses of these medications; and the commonly encountered side effects associated with them, which may contribute to dysphagia.

Clinical Methods

Clinical Methods
Author: Henry Kenneth Walker,Wilbur Dallas Hall,John Willis Hurst
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 1128
Release: 1990
Genre: Anamnèse
ISBN: MINN:31951D00416688Z

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A guide to the techniques and analysis of clinical data. Each of the seventeen sections begins with a drawing and biographical sketch of a seminal contributor to the discipline. After an introduction and historical survey of clinical methods, the next fifteen sections are organized by body system. Each contains clinical data items from the history, physical examination, and laboratory investigations that are generally included in a comprehensive patient evaluation. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

National Dysphagia Diet

National Dysphagia Diet
Author: National Dysphagia Diet Task Force,American Dietetic Association
Publsiher: American Dietetic Associati
Total Pages: 56
Release: 2002
Genre: Deglutition disorders
ISBN: 9780880913157

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The National Dysphagia Diet, a multi-level diet for patients experiencing dysphagia, includes: Sample diets Preparation methods and practice applications Resource lists for professionals and for patients A must for dietary managers, dietitians and medical professionals who work with patients experiencing dysphagia.

Dysphagia Rehabilitation for Neurologically Impaired Adults

Dysphagia Rehabilitation for Neurologically Impaired Adults
Author: Jill S. Steefel
Publsiher: Charles C Thomas Pub Limited
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1981
Genre: Medical
ISBN: NWU:35558000635306

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Author: Julie A. Y. Cichero,Bruce E. Murdoch
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 580
Release: 2006-07-11
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9780470029176

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This book offers a concise, readable explanation of the theory of dysphagia and bridges that with material on clinical application. Covering both adult and paediatric swallowing assessment, treatment and management, the book will provide clinicians with common clinical presentations of dysphagia and a framework for a problem based learning approach.