Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.
'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.'
About the Author
Lee Ann C. Golper is an associate professor in Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences (DHSS), Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, and the Administrative Director of SLP Clinical Programs at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. She received her academic training from Indiana University (BA, 1971), Portland State University (MS, 1976), and University of Oregon (Ph.D., 1982). She has worked for over 30 years in academic medical center settings and has published and presented extensively in the areas of neurologic communication disorders, medical speech-language pathology, evidence-based practices, and health services delivery. Dr. Golper is Board Certified by the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences; she is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, a Scientific Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and a Fellow of the American Heart Association-American Stroke Association.
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