Tracheostomy and Ventilator Dependency: Management of Breathing, Speaking and Swallowing / Edition 1

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Overview

Increasingly, speech-language pathologists have been working with individuals who have tracheostomy and/or ventilator dependency. This new book covers all the basic science and clinical concepts that speech-language pathologists need to know to effectively manage these patients.

You'll find expert discussions of a full range of topics: tracheostomy tubes & mechanical ventilators; complications associated with tracheostomy; ethical issues; speaking & swallowing options; and more! Plus, unique to this book, you'll find pulmonary and critical care topics integrated with the communication and swallowing information-an essential feature for speech-language pathologists who require a clear, concise reference for understanding respiratory physiology and mechanical ventilation.

Highlights include:

  • Numerous case studies, illustrations, and algorithms give you the information you need to be effective in a clinical setting
  • Clinical competencies for assessing and measuring staff performance-essential in today's health care environment
  • Everything you need to know to understand how to manage tracheostomy and ventilator dependency in one user-friendly volume
  • Extensive coverage of ethical issues, pediatric considerations, and post-hospitalization care

Tracheostomy and Ventilator Dependency: Management of Breathing, Speaking, and Swallowing is a must-have clinical reference for SLP's looking for a comprehensive, integrated approach to the management of these difficult cases. Written by experts in the field, you'll find it to be an invaluable guide to understanding the interdependencies of breathing, speaking, and swallowing.

Disc. speech & language rehabilitation among tracheostomy & ventilator-dependent patients; swallowing; pediatric cases.

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Editorial Reviews

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Features an array of topics written by recognized experts in the field . . . unique to this text is a thorough discussion of noninvasive continuous positive airway pressure . . . highly recommended for both new and experienced clinicians. - Advance for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780865777743
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • Publication date: 1/5/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 311

Meet the Author

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

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