Assessment of Dysphagia in Adults: Resources and Protocols in English and Spanish

Assessment of Dysphagia in Adults: Resources and Protocols in English and Spanish

by Maria H. Provencio-Arambula, M. N. Hegde, Dora Provencio
     
 

This book introduces background information and procedural overviews needed to assess swallowing disorders in adults in addition to offering detailed protocols for administering the assessment. The majority of protocols in this book are provided in both English and Spanish, allowing clinicians to effectively and efficiently assess swallowing disorders in a wide

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Overview

This book introduces background information and procedural overviews needed to assess swallowing disorders in adults in addition to offering detailed protocols for administering the assessment. The majority of protocols in this book are provided in both English and Spanish, allowing clinicians to effectively and efficiently assess swallowing disorders in a wide variety of patients, including those speaking Spanish.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597560955
Publisher:
Plural Pub Inc
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Series:
Plural Protocols Series
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction to the Dysphagia Assessment Resources and Protocols. I. Introduction to Feeding and Swallowing. II. Normal Swallow. III. Assessment of Swallowing. Screening for Swallowing Problems. Protocols for the Preparatory Evaluation. Patient History. Material Needs for Preparatory Evaluation. Protocols for the Clinical Swallowing Evaluation. Orofacial Examination. Clinical Swallow Examination. IV. Communicating the Assessment Results. V. Diet Recommendations. General Guidelines for Diet Modification. VI. To Tube or Not to Tube. VII. Recommendations for Treatment. VIII. Assessment Resources for Patients, Nursing Staff, and Postings. IX. The Artificial Airway. X. Modified Barium Videofluoroscopic Swallow Study. XI. Overview of Selected Instrumental Evaluation Procedures. English/Spanish Glossary. References. Index.

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