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Dysphagia Foundation, Theory and Practice,9781861565051

Dysphagia Foundation, Theory and Practice

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Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 8/21/2006
Publisher(s): Wiley


This book offers a concise, readable explanation of the theory of dysphagia and bridges that with material on clinical application. Covering both adult and paediatric swallowing assessment, treatment and management, the book will provide clinicians with common clinical presentations of dysphagia and a framework for a problem based learning approach.

Author Biography

Julie A. Y . Cichero, Private Speech Pathology Consultant, Brisbane, Australia.

Bruce E. Murdoch, Professor and Head of Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, The University of Queensland, Australia.

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. vii
Foundations of Swallowingp. 1
Applied Anatomy and Physiology of the Normal Swallowp. 3
Swallowing from Infancy to Old Agep. 26
Variations of the Normal Swallowp. 47
Respiration and Swallowingp. 92
Medical Management of Patients at Risk of Aspirationp. 112
Saliva Managementp. 126
Assessment of Swallowing Disordersp. 147
Clinical Assessment, Cervical Auscultation and Pulse Oximetryp. 149
Imaging Assessmentsp. 191
Aetiologies and Treatment of Adults with Swallowing Disordersp. 235
Conditions Commonly Associated with Dysphagiap. 237
Developmental Disability and Swallowing Disorders in Adultsp. 299
Improving Swallowing Function: Compensationp. 319
Swallowing Rehabilitationp. 342
Aetiologies, Assessment and Treatment of Children with Swallowing Disordersp. 389
Clinical Signs, Aetiologies and Characteristics of Paediatric Dysphagiap. 391
Assessment Techniques for Babies, Infants and Childrenp. 466
Management of Paediatric Feeding Problemsp. 487
Measuring Outcomes of Swallowing Disordersp. 541
Oropharyngeal Dysphagia Outcome Measurementp. 543
Indexp. 567
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