This Clinical Management of Swallowing Disorders is written by Thomas Murry, Ricardo L. Carrau, Karen Chan. Clinical Management of Swallowing Disorders, Fifth Edition, has been a textbook to swallow core for the last 19 years. this fifth edition reaches the student and the doctor with current information divided into a pediatric, adult, and now with a special chapter on swallowing in the aging population. This text addresses the needs of students who will treat swallowing disorders, as well as those physicians currently treating swallowing disorders in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, and private outpatient clinics patient clinics. Clinical management of swallowing disorders, fifth Edition, examines the diagnosis and treatment of swallowing Disorders in children and adults. The text emphasizes the man of the team. treatment, evidence-based practice, safety in swallowing, nutrition, behavioral treatments, and surgical options when appropriate. A significant number of changes have been added to bring the up-to-date reader on all aspects of diagnosis and management of swallowing disorders. The fifth edition is updated with full-color images, and video examples of normal and selected swallowing examples of patients with swallowing disorders.
According to the Author: When the muscles of the swallowing organs or the nerves that govern these organs are disordered, interrupted, damaged, or destroyed, swallowing can no longer be normal. However, due to the neuroplasticity of the swallowing organs and their ability to develop compensatory strategies, people with neurological or muscle damage to the swallowing organs can still safely swallow certain types of foods and liquids.
Table of Contents
|Book Name||Clinical Management of Swallowing Disorders|
|Author of Book||Thomas Murry, Ricardo L. Carrau, Karen Chan|
- Case study inserts in many chapters and 9 expanded case studies in the final chapter.
- 32 videos.
- Discussion questions and answers for each chapter.
- Key terms are in bold and boxed with a glossary at the end of the book.
- Clinical tips, physician roles, areas of emphasis, and key learning points are highlighted in boxes throughout the chapters.
- 8 appendices with useful tests and tools for clinicians.
- A NEW complete Clinical Swallowing Examination Record Form is included in the appendix.
- Access to supporting materials on a PluralPlus companion website, including lecture slides for instructors, downloadable versions of the appendices, and PowerPoint cards.
Topics of this Edition
The essentials of dysphagia diagnosis and treatment are presented in a format that will be useful to both beginners and clinicians who need a practical update on dysphagia. Due to our daily clinical involvement in the treatment of swallowing disorders at leading educational institutions and the teaching of this information to students, we saw the need to revise and update a text that continues to be well accepted by clinicians, students, and faculty. . This book addresses clinical issues at the current level of clinical understanding. The material contained in the Clinical Management of Swallowing Disorders, Fifth Edition, is derived from a vast repository of recent knowledge and scholarly activities, along with our daily experiences from our multispecialty swallowing disorders clinics and research activities. . Since the fourth edition was published, new evidence has demonstrated the importance of early intervention and aggressive treatment of dysphagia. Outcome data is now available to show the importance of proper evaluation and treatment to deter and prevent aspiration and improve the quality of life for patients.