New York/Stuttgart – Dysphagia presentation and treatment differs at various stages of life. Assessing and Treating Dysphagia: A Lifespan Perspective reflects significant knowledge and pearls from esteemed adult and pediatric swallowing disorders experts. Debra Suiter and Memorie Gosa have compiled a book of unique depth and breadth with contributions from communication science experts including speech-language pathologists and physicians.
The textbook provides comprehensive coverage of swallowing disorders from birth to old age, including clinical, professional, and cultural ethical considerations.
- Anatomy and physiology of swallowing, and compensatory, postural, and rehabilitation strategies
- Adult and pediatric specific chapters on swallow screenings, clinical evaluations, and technologies such as videofluroscopic, fiberoptic endoscopic, and high-resolution manometry
- Pediatric-specific dysphagia related to premature birth, craniofacial syndromes, congenital heart disease, and cerebral palsy
- Adult-specific dysphagia related to neurodegenerative disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, head and neck cancer, esophageal disease, pulmonary disease, and end of life
This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.
Debra Suiter and Memorie Gosa
Assessing and Treating Dysphagia – A Lifespan Perspective
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2019
408 pp, 201 illustrations
eBook – Available from ebookstore.thieme.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
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