Clinical Management of Swallowing Disorders, Fifth Edition

Thomas Murry and Others
    • $129.99
    • $129.99

Publisher Description

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 approachthe 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.

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, clinician’s 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

Disclaimer: Please note that ancillary content (such as documents, quizzes, study cards, etc.) may not be included as published in the original print version of this book.

Professional & Technical
December 15
Plural Publishing
Plural Publishing, Inc.