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Publisher Description

Swallowing Disorders: Managing Dysphagia in the Elderly is a reference guide developed by a speech pathologist to assist caregivers, particularly those with elderly parents or those caring for aging individuals with chewing and swallowing disorders. It is written in layman's terms with clinical information provided and explained in detail with a review of both normal anatomy and function as well as signs and symptoms of a chewing and swallowing disorder. Modified diets and safety strategies are discussed as well as information on formal tests that utilize instruments to determine the nature and severity of the swallowing problem. Links to videos and external support sites are provided within the book for further understanding of normal and disordered swallowing as well as how to thicken liquids.

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
2013
May 21
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
51
Pages
PUBLISHER
Gabrielle Garbin
SELLER
Smashwords, Inc.
SIZE
402.1
KB

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