Clinical Anatomy & Physiology of the Swallow Mechanism / Edition 1by Kim Corbin-Lewis, Julie M. Liss, Kellie Sciortino
Pub. Date: 11/16/2004
Publisher: Cengage Learning
SLP graduate students are briefed on how to apply their grounding in voice and speech anatomy and physiology to both normal deglutition and dysphagia. This complete and concise guide introduces swallow therapy, with details of typical and disordered oral, pharyngeal and esophageal components of swallowing outlined. Studetns discover the process of effective and efficient dysphagia diagnosis and mangement in a format designed to fit into the contemporary curriculum.
Table of ContentsExamination of the Oral Component of the Swallow Mechanism. Examination of the Pharyngeal Component of the Swallow Mechanism. Examination of the Esophageal Component of the Swallow Mechanism. Control of Normal Swallow. Structural and Physiologic Abnormalities in Oral Phase. Structural and Physiologic Abnormalities in Pharyngeal Phase. Structural and Physiologic Abnormalities in Esophageal Phase. Summary.
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