Edition 2 Clinical Management in Adults and Children
By Michael E. Groher, PhD and Michael A. Crary, PhD F-ASHA

Publication Date: 04 Nov 2015

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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.

Key Features

  • Reader-friendly learning features throughout the book include chapter outlines, learning objectives, and bullet-pointed summaries at chapter ends to help readers focus their attention on mastering important content.
  • Case histories throughout the book promote critical thinking in realistic clinical situations.
  • Critical thinking questions help readers determine their understanding on the content and reinforce learning.
  • Emphasis on evidence-based practice prepares readers to properly support their diagnostic and treatment decisions.

New Features

  • NEW! Expanded content on infant and child swallowing will help readers learn the insights needed for this growing area of practice.
  • NEW! Updated content and references throughout reflect the most up to date research in existence.
About the author
By Michael E. Groher, PhD, Professor, Truesdail Center for Communicative Disorders, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA and Michael A. Crary, PhD F-ASHA, Professor, Speech-Language Pathology Co-Director, Swallowing Research Laboratory Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders University of Central Florida
Table of Contents

Part I: Foundations
1. Dysphagia Unplugged

Part II: Dysphagia in Adults
2. Normal Swallowing in Adults
Section 1: Causes and Characteristics of Dysphagia
3. Adult Neurologic Disorders   
4. Dysphagia and Head and Neck Cancer
5. Esophageal Disorders
6. Respiratory and Iatrogenic Disorders
Section 2: Evaluation of Swallowing
7. Clinical Evaluation of Adults
8. Imaging Swallowing Examinations: Videofluoroscopy and Endoscopy
Section 3: Approaches to Treatment
9. Treatment Considerations, Options, and Decisions
10. Treatment for Adults
11. Ethical Considerations

Part III: Dysphagia in Infants and Children
12. Typical Feeding and Swallowing Development in Infants and Children
13. Disorders Affecting Feeding and Swallowing in Infants and Children
14. Evaluating Feeding and Swallowing in Infants and Children
15. Treatment of Feeding and Swallowing Difficulties in Infants and Children

Book details
ISBN: 9780323187015
Page Count: 352
Illustrations: Approx. 240 illustrations
Retail Price: €83.99