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Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Communication Disorders covers topics in aphasia, motor speech disorders, and dementia. Organized by symptom rather than syndrome, this text provides a foundation for understanding the disorders and learning how to apply basic theory to clinical practice in the development of rehabilitation objectives. Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Communication Disorders applies a clinical integration of the psychosocial with the... more...
Whether you are planning a career as an audiologist or speech-language pathologist, Clinical Audiology: An Introduction, 2nd edition, is the most comprehensive, easy-to-understand book designed to give you the clinical knowledge base needed to advance in your chosen profession. Coverage of audiology basics is broadly based and includes topics such as hearing instruments, various assessment techniques, and the treatment process, in order to offer you a... more...
This complete, concise guide enables graduate students in speech-language pathology to apply their knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of voice and speech production to the study of normal deglutition and dysphagia. The text examines the oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal components of the swallow mechanism, identifying both normal structure and morphology and structural and physiologic abnormalities. The Second Edition has been carefully updated to... more...
Recognized as two of the world's leading authorities on the subject, Susan Herdman and Richard Clendaniel, joined by a team of expert contributors, deliver the 4th Edition of the field's definitive text on the management of vestibular diseases and disorders. From assessment through therapy, they present the scientific and clinical knowledge you need to distinguish between vestibular and non-vestibular dizziness and to plan and implement the appropriate... more...
This authoritative treatment of the fundamentals of mobile communications stresses the "fundamentals" of wireless and mobile communications engineering important for the design of "any" wireless system. The book differs from others in the field by stressing mathematical modelling and analysis.
A comprehensive text that will provide students with information and an understanding of key issues in language development and disorders in children. The information is presented in a logical order that includes many clinical examples and illustrations so that the reader can assimilate each new concept. Its inclusion of multicultural issues and family based intervention make it a timely and complete text.
The Yale Swallow Protocol is an evidence-based protocol that is the only screening instrument that both identifies aspiration risk and, when passed, is able to recommend specific oral diets without the need for further instrumental dysphagia testing. Based upon research by Drs. Steven B. Leder and Debra M. Suiter, an easily administered, reliable and validated swallow screening protocol was developed and can be used by speech-language... more...
This text is more than an introductory look at language disorders. It goes beyond basic concepts and basic definitions to teach students how to analyze, synthesize, evaluate, and link the information they are learning. It offers readers opportunities for higher-order learning, while preparing students to become careful evaluators of information, as well as adept problem solvers. Organized by disorder groups and theme, Language... more...
The past decade has brought great advances in our understanding of the mechanisms underlying auditory pathologies. This volume presents recent developments in research and their potential translation to the clinical setting. It brings together the basic and clinical sciences very nicely in that while most chapters are written by basic scientists, each topic has a pretty direct clinical application or implication.
Always a popular purchase at meetings and in stores across the country, this handy reference is a best-seller in its previous edition. Newly revised and updated, students and clinicians alike will be sure to make this a top choice for years to come.
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