Evaluation and Treatment of Swallowing Disorders by Dr Jeri Logemann



This revision of Dr. Jeri Logemann’s landmark work incorporates the vast quantity of new research in swallowing. This edition is a must-have for clinicians working with dysphagia. Discover an in-depth, cohesive approach to the evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders. You’ll review: Normal swallowing physiology; Techniques for screening and evaluation of oropharyngeal swallowing; and Procedures for treatment of dysphagia. The book covers a wide range of populations including those with: Neurologic disease; Sudden-onset neurologic damage; and Head and neck cancer. Focusing on clinical problem solving, this book provides you with the necessary tools to manage adult patients with dysphagia and the knowledge to determine the best methods for assessment and treatment. It’s an ideal resource on the topic of dysphagia, showing clear definitions of procedures for students and clinicians alike. This text is organized in a useful format, covering the understanding of normal anatomy and physiology through assessment, treatment, and application to special populations. Use it to develop an efficient, effective approach to patient care in the area of dysphagia.