Sourcebook for Medical Speech Pathology

Author: Lee Ann C. Golper
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781565938618
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Updated and revised edition of an invaluable reference text of terminology and medical procedures in speech pathology. Includes new terminology, abbreviations, and diagnostic tests. Terminology is well-organized and clearly presented according to the specialty area in which it is likely to be encountered. Includes current information on documentation procedures consistent with new models of service delivery.TEXTBOOK

Medical Speech Language Pathology

Author: Alex F. Johnson
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1604066253
Format: PDF, ePub
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The second edition of Medical Speech--Language Pathology: A Practitioner's Guide presents the latest information on neurological communication disorders and swallowing and voice disorders in adults. The book features complete coverage of the pathophysiology of communication disorders, describing the underlying degenerative, neurogenic, and psychogenic causes of speech-language impairments. A thorough review of the theoretical issues involved provides practitioners with the conceptual framework needed to develop effective treatments that address both functionality and the quality of life of the patient.Features: Practical approaches to the diagnosis and management of common disorders such as aphasia, dysphagia, and more Strategies for rehabilitating patients with conditions such as head and neck cancer and dementia Comprehensive discussion of service delivery issues, such as the interface between speech--language pathology and psychiatry, and approaches to patient management in acute care and intensive care settings Study questions at the end of each chapter--ideal for reviewing key concepts Extensive lists of references to aid pursuit of topics in more depth Medical Speech--Language Pathology serves the needs of all speech--language pathologists, otolaryngologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, researchers, and students in these specialties for a single-volume reference on all aspects of care for patients with communication disorders.

Speech language Pathology Desk Reference

Author: Ross J. Roeser
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 9780865776968
Format: PDF, Docs
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Ideal for speech-language pathologists at all levels, this useful reference presents all the facts needed to work effectively in everyday practice. The book includes more than 250 frequently used graphs, tables, and drawings, and is the only work to bring together all of speech-language pathology, from basic anatomy and physiology to professional requirements, in one compact sourcebook. Highlights include: Full coverage of the field, including anatomy and physiology, phonology and articulation, childhood language development, dysphagia, neurogenic disorders, fluency and voice, and multicultural issues Clinical data from more than a hundred different sources Helpful information on developmental milestones, learning disorders, and age norms A complete chapter on professional requirements for SLP specialists, and a current listing of books journals, videotapes, and software Speech-Language Pathology Desk Reference provides instant access to a wealth of important information, and offers the best "one-stop" coverage of the field available from any source.

Assessment of Language Disorders in Children

Author: Rebecca J. McCauley
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1135685940
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book constitutes a clear, comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to the basic principles of psychological and educational assessment that underlie effective clinical decisions about childhood language disorders. Rebecca McCauley describes specific commonly used tools, as well as general approaches ranging from traditional standardized norm-referenced testing to more recent ones, such as dynamic and qualitative assessment. Highlighting special considerations in testing and expected patterns of performance, she reviews the challenges presented by children with a variety of problems--specific language impairment, hearing loss, mental retardation, and autism spectrum disorders. Three extended case examples illustrate her discussion of each of these target groups. Her overarching theme is the crucial role of well-formed questions as fundamental guides to decision making, independent of approach. Each chapter features lists of key concepts and terms, study questions, and recommended readings. Tables throughout offer succinct summaries and aids to memory. Students, their instructors, and speech-language pathologists continuing their professional education will all welcome this invaluable new resource. Distinctive features include: A comprehensive consideration of both psychometric and descriptive approaches to the characterization of children's language A detailed discussion of background issues important in the language assessment of the major groups of children with language impairment Timely information on assessment of change--a topic frequently not covered in other texts Extensive guidance on how to evaluate individual norm-referenced measures for adoption An extensive appendix listing about 50 measures used to assess language in children A test review guide that can be reproduced for use by readers.

Tracheostomy and Ventilator Dependency

Author: Donna C. Tippett
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 9780865777743
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Increasingly, speech-language pathologists have been working with individuals who have tracheostomy and/or ventilator dependency. This new book covers all the basic science and clinical concepts that speech-language pathologists need to know to effectively manage these patients. You'll find expert discussions of a full range of topics: tracheostomy tubes & mechanical ventilators; complications associated with tracheostomy; ethical issues; speaking & swallowing options; and more! Plus, unique to this book, you'll find pulmonary and critical care topics integrated with the communication and swallowing information-an essential feature for speech-language pathologists who require a clear, concise reference for understanding respiratory physiology and mechanical ventilation. Highlights include: Numerous case studies, illustrations, and algorithms give you the information you need to be effective in a clinical setting Clinical competencies for assessing and measuring staff performance-essential in today's health care environment Everything you need to know to understand how to manage tracheostomy and ventilator dependency in one user-friendly volume Extensive coverage of ethical issues, pediatric considerations, and post-hospitalization care Tracheostomy and Ventilator Dependency: Management of Breathing, Speaking, and Swallowing is a must-have clinical reference for SLP's looking for a comprehensive, integrated approach to the management of these difficult cases. Written by experts in the field, you'll find it to be an invaluable guide to understanding the interdependencies of breathing, speaking, and swallowing.

Roeser s Audiology Desk Reference

Author: Ross J. Roeser
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 9780865775749
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Roeser's Audiology Desk Reference compiles the facts and figures essential to everyday practice into one authoritative, compact source. From anatomy and physiology of the auditory and vestibular systems, to current issues related to clinical practice, to professional requirements and standards, the book is all-inclusive, highly accessible, and an enormous time-saver.

Outcomes in Speech Language Pathology

Author: Lee Ann C. Golper
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1604066431
Format: PDF
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An updated reference on outcomes in speech-language pathology Based on the pioneering work of Carol C. Frattali,Outcomes in Speech-Language Pathology, Second Edition provides readers with a focused, comprehensive review of current policies, principles, and practices pertaining to outcome measurement in speech-language pathology with particular emphasis on healthcare. It is a unique text that covers outcomes in speech-language pathology practices within the context of contemporary issues across work settings that include clinical practice, applied clinical research, and graduate education. Key Features: The only text that specifically focuses on outcome measurement in speech-language pathology Major themes from the first edition are revisited in light of the impact of contemporary issues and shifts in emphasis in outcomes, including: The prominence of the WHO-ICF as a conceptual model for intervention The impact of public policies and federal mandates Emphasis on value-based, cost-effective clinical healthcare services Growing transparency in organizational performance in accreditation processes The weight currently placed on patient satisfaction and patient-reported outcomes Outcomes assessment across stakeholders in school settings Challenges and revised perspectives on the application of evidence-based practice Increasing demand for applied effectiveness research to inform clinical practices Renewed reliance on single subject experimental designs in SLP intervention research and the application of N=1 research designs to clinical practice The growing emphasis on outcomes in graduate clinical education and supervision as well as in higher education Directors and managers of clinical speech-language pathology programs in healthcare settings as well as clinical staff and supervisors will find this book to be a valuable desk reference and graduate students will use it as a key resource in the course of their studies.

Clinical Practice Management for Speech language Pathologists

Author: Becky Sutherland Cornett
Publisher: Aspen Pub
ISBN: 9780834210943
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This book thoroughly examines current issues and trends in health care and relates them through specific examples to the clinical practice s ettings. Guidelines, advice, and examples are included to show clinici ans how to be successful in the new and changing health care delivery system.

The Speech language Pathologist

Author: Arthur M. Guilford
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
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Skills in Speech-Language Pathology: From Novice to Master Professional provides a comprehensive overview of the field of speech-language pathology. Addressing a variety of professional settings, this innovative resource clearly outlines how to develop skills and identifies five factors crucial to professional proficiency. Throughout the book it describes the Current Competencies and Standards of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), discusses multicultural considerations, and includes numerous resources from clinical, research, and academic settings.

Surgical Exposures in Orthopaedics

Author: Stanley Hoppenfeld
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451148747
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Featuring 775 full-color illustrations, this atlas demonstrates the surgical approaches used in orthopaedics and provides a surgeon's-eye view of the relevant anatomy. Each chapter details the techniques and pitfalls of a surgical approach, gives a clear preview of anatomic landmarks and incisions, and highlights potential dangers of superficial and deep dissection. The Fourth Edition describes new minimally invasive approaches to the spine, proximal humerus, humeral shaft, distal femur, proximal tibia, and distal tibia. Other highlights include new external fixation approaches for many regions and surgical approaches to the os calcis. New illustrations of the appendicular skeleton are included. New drawings show the important neurovascular structures that need to be protected.