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Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist

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ISBN: 9780323830980

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Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist , 7th Edition

By Rima Abou-Khalil, Ph.D., CCC-SLP and Wanda Webb, PhD, CCC-SLP

288 pages
Trim Size 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
Copyright 2024
$119.99, Paperback, Reference

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The concise, easy-to-understand Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist, 7th Edition provides you with a practical guide for the study and understanding of neurology as it relates to human communication and the study of speech-language pathology (SLP). Correlated with clinical syndromes and diseases seen in SLP, it gives you a solid understanding of the nervous system, including development of the nervous system, organization of the brain, protective mechanisms, descending motor and ascending sensory pathways, and cranial nerves.

Key Features

  • Case studies and clinical applications provide students with realistic diagnostic and therapeutic applications.
  • Complex information is clearly presented in a concise, easy-to-understand manner.
  • Clinical emphasis throughout makes this text valuable as students move into professional practice and prepare for the Praxis exam.
  • Evolve companion website has vocabulary flashcards and study questions with answers so students can assess their knowledge.
  • Key terms in each chapter and an end-of-text glossary give students easy access to accurate, concise definitions.

New to this Edition

  • NEW! Content on the networks of the brain.
  • NEW! Content on the reticular activating system, memory types, and altered mental status.
  • NEW! Section on prematurity.
  • NEW! Expanded discussion of RNA.
  • Revised content throughout provides students with the most up-to-date information they need to be an effective practitioner.
  • Updated references ensure content is current and applicable for today’s students.

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Author Information

By Rima Abou-Khalil, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences Vanderbilt University Medical School 8334 MCE South Tower and Wanda Webb, PhD, CCC-SLP , Assistant Professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

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