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Dysphagia , 3rd Edition

Clinical Management in Adults and Children

By Michael E. Groher, PhD and Michael A. Crary, PhD F-ASHA

400 pages
Trim Size 8 3/4 X 11 1/16 in
Copyright 2021
$137.00, Hardcover, Reference

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Master the evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders! Dysphagia: Clinical Management in Adults and Children, 3rd Edition provides the information you need to diagnose and manage dysphagia in patients of all ages. Emphasizing evidence-based practice, this complete resource covers topics from esophageal disorders to respiratory and iatrogenic disorders. This edition adds a new Aging and Dysphagia chapter and is updated with the latest research and advances in dysphagia management. Written by speech-language pathology educators Michael E. Groher and Michael A. Crary, this guide helps you develop clinical reasoning skills and learn today’s best practices in dysphagia management.

Key Features

  • Learning features include chapter outlines, learning objectives, and bullet-point summaries in each chapter, helping you focus on and master key content.
  • Emphasis on evidence-based practice prepares you to make and then properly support your diagnostic and treatment decisions.
  • Case histories promote critical thinking in realistic clinical situations.
  • Critical thinking questions help you assess your knowledge and reinforce understanding of the material.
  • Video clips on the Evolve companion website depict a range of swallowing disorders.

New to this Edition

  • NEW! Aging and Dysphagia chapter examines the increasing evidence that older persons living at home may be at risk for dysphagia without any overt underlying disease.
  • UPDATED! Treatment for Adults chapter is thoroughly revised.
  • NEW! Clinical Pearls highlight key information that you need to know to prepare for the clinical setting.
  • UPDATED content and references throughout reflect the latest research in the field.

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Author Information

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

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