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Medical Speech-Language Pathology: A Desk Referenceby Lee Ann C., Ph.d. Golper
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MEDICAL SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY: A DESK REFERENCE, 3rd edition is an easily accessible quick reference that details procedures, practices and terminology aimed specifically at the needs of the medically based speech-language pathologist. New to this edition, the resource covers the latest medical care delivery and procedures, including those related to pediatric care and end of life issues. Also discussed are skill-based clinical competencies for career development.
'The first edition of Sourcebook for Medical Speech Pathology was an immense success as thousands of copies were purchased by both clinicians and students worldwide. With thorough revisions, updates, and additions, the second edition represents an even more valuable tool for speech-language pathologists in all clinical settings.'
MEDICAL SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY, 3rd edition is an easily accessible quick reference for students and practicing clinicians that details medical procedures, practices and terminology aimed specifically at the needs of the medically based speech-language pathologist.
About the Author
Director, Department Of Rehabilitation TherapyandCommunicaiton Services. University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences. Associate Professor, AudiologyandSpeech Pathology. Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology / HeadandNeck Surgery.
Table of Contents
Foreword Preface Acknowledgements Chapters 1. Speech - Language Pathology in Medical Settings 2. Accreditations and Credentialing 3. Coding, Record-Keeping, and Biomedical Information Technology 4. Vital Signs and the Physical Examination with Adults 5. Vital Signs and Physical Examination with Infants and Children 6. Mental Status and the Neurologic Examination 7. Embryology, Developmental Disabilities, and Genetic Syndromes 8. Nutrition and Hydration in Adults 9. Nutrition and Hydration in Children 10. Infectious Diseases and Infection Control 11. Cardiac, Pulmonary and Hematologic Functions 12. Radiologic Studies and Therapies 13. Oncology and Chemotherapy 14. Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery 15. Surgeries and Other Procedures 16. Behavioral Neurology, Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders 17. Acute and Critical Illnesses 18. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 19. Chronic Illness, Progressive Diseases, Geriatrics and End-of-Life Issues 20. Medical Speech & Language Pathology: Critical Competencies Terminology References Appendices A. Figures and Illustrations B. Normal Values Tables for Adults C. Normal Values Tables for Children D. Normal Values Tables for Neonates and Infants Index
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