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Sourcebook For Medical Speech Pathology

Author : Lee Ann C. Golper
ISBN : 1565938615
Genre : Medical
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Updated and revised edition of an invaluable reference text of terminology and medical procedures in speech pathology. Includes new terminology, abbreviations, and diagnostic tests. Terminology is well-organized and clearly presented according to the specialty area in which it is likely to be encountered. Includes current information on documentation procedures consistent with new models of service delivery.TEXTBOOK

Outcomes In Speech Language Pathology

Author : Lee Ann C. Golper
ISBN : 9781604066432
Genre : Medical
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An updated reference on outcomes in speech-language pathology Based on the pioneering work of Carol C. Frattali,Outcomes in Speech-Language Pathology, Second Edition provides readers with a focused, comprehensive review of current policies, principles, and practices pertaining to outcome measurement in speech-language pathology with particular emphasis on healthcare. It is a unique text that covers outcomes in speech-language pathology practices within the context of contemporary issues across work settings that include clinical practice, applied clinical research, and graduate education. Key Features: The only text that specifically focuses on outcome measurement in speech-language pathology Major themes from the first edition are revisited in light of the impact of contemporary issues and shifts in emphasis in outcomes, including: The prominence of the WHO-ICF as a conceptual model for intervention The impact of public policies and federal mandates Emphasis on value-based, cost-effective clinical healthcare services Growing transparency in organizational performance in accreditation processes The weight currently placed on patient satisfaction and patient-reported outcomes Outcomes assessment across stakeholders in school settings Challenges and revised perspectives on the application of evidence-based practice Increasing demand for applied effectiveness research to inform clinical practices Renewed reliance on single subject experimental designs in SLP intervention research and the application of N=1 research designs to clinical practice The growing emphasis on outcomes in graduate clinical education and supervision as well as in higher education Directors and managers of clinical speech-language pathology programs in healthcare settings as well as clinical staff and supervisors will find this book to be a valuable desk reference and graduate students will use it as a key resource in the course of their studies.

Occupational Therapy Essentials For Clinical Competence

Author : Karen Sladyk
ISBN : 9781556428197
Genre : Medical
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This text begins by linking the ACOTE Accreditation Standards with current practice in chapters for students and educators, and sets the stage with two foundational concepts vital to the study of occupation: flow and culture. It presents a summary of interconnected constructs that define and direct occupational therapy practice. Inside are included: Basic tenets of occupational therapy; Occupational therapy theoretical perspectives; Screening, evaluation, and referral; Formulation and implementation of an intervention plan; Context of service delivery; Context of delivery service; Management of occupational therapy services; Professional ethics, values, and responsibilities; Culture and its role in occupational choice and performance. It also includes student activities at the end of each chapter, as well as on-line material that consists of multiple choice questions, chapter objectives, teacher activities, and PowerPoint slides. Some additional features Include: Examples as viewed and analyzed from multiple perspectives; Evidence-based practice reviews that provide a starting point to have each topic explored in depth; Evaluation of the mastery of application and self-assessment exercises; Integration throughout the text of Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process, Second Edition. The text overall incorporates adult learning theory as its basis to assist in establishing cognitive interest, using the organization format of grouping concepts together to reinforce and facilitate learning.

Roeser S Audiology Desk Reference

Author : Ross J. Roeser
ISBN : 0865775745
Genre : Medical
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Roeser's Audiology Desk Reference compiles the facts and figures essential to everyday practice into one authoritative, compact source. From anatomy and physiology of the auditory and vestibular systems, to current issues related to clinical practice, to professional requirements and standards, the book is all-inclusive, highly accessible, and an enormous time-saver.

Medical Speech Language Pathology

Author : Alex F. Johnson
ISBN : 9781604063967
Genre : Medical
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The updated edition of this classic is essential for all practitioners and advanced students. The editors artfully synthesize the pathology of voice, speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders with practical guidance. Insightful viewpoints and viable solutions are provided for patient management issues including neurological and physical challenges, surgical implications, and medical ethics, in the context of the continuum of health care settings. The underlying causes of communication and swallowing impairments are explored in detail, along with respective treatment modalities. Starting with an overview of key considerations, the latest evidence-based science is presented throughout 22 chapters. Topics include differential diagnosis of adult communication and swallowing disorders, assessment and management approaches, and diagnostic tools such as imaging and endoscopy. New chapters are devoted to: Motor speech disorders Education for medical speech-language pathologists Aphasia Pediatric traumatic brain injury End of life communication and swallowing disorders

Professional Communication In Speech Language Pathology

Author : A. Embry Burrus
ISBN : 9781944883324
Genre : Medical
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In Professional Communication in Speech-Language Pathology: How to Write, Talk, and Act Like a Clinician, Third Edition, the authors introduce student clinicians to the various types of written and verbal communication they will encounter across three different clinical settings: university clinics, medical settings, and public schools. The text is written in a student-friendly manner, with appendices that provide examples of correspondence, diagnostic and treatment reports, data sheets, and important acronyms in medical and school settings. Chapters cover verbal interactions with families, allied professionals, and supervisors, as well as written communication across the university, medical, and school settings. Also included are scenarios written in the form of vignettes that address issues of ethics, interviewing, and procedures for managing protected health information. The third edition also includes expanded coverage of: Writing measurable short-term goalsElectronic medical recordsGenerational differencesProfessional writingProfessional written correspondenceUpdated documentation requirements

Clinical Practice Management For Speech Language Pathologists

Author : Becky Sutherland Cornett
ISBN : 0834210940
Genre : Medical
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This book thoroughly examines current issues and trends in health care and relates them through specific examples to the clinical practice s ettings. Guidelines, advice, and examples are included to show clinici ans how to be successful in the new and changing health care delivery system.

Developing Clinical Competence

Author : Marie Morreale
ISBN : 161711815X
Genre : Medical
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Developing Clinical Competence: A Workbook for the OTA helps occupational therapy assistant (OTA) students and novice practitioners develop the “practical” problem-solving and “real-life” skills essential for fieldwork and clinical practice. This user-friendly text helps the reader apply occupational therapy concepts and improve the clinical reasoning skills needed for academic coursework and successful transition to fieldwork and entry-level clinical practice. The methods, learning activities, and worksheets presented in Developing Clinical Competence stem from Marie J. Morreale's more than 15 years of experience teaching OTA students. Worksheets and learning activities address areas such as professionalism, ethical behavior, clinical decision making, effective communication, roles and responsibilities, selecting and implementing interventions, safety, assessing client function, documentation, group process, and more. The worksheets, learning activities, and suggested worksheet answers are written in an easy-to-read format and include a variety of methods such as multiple choice, matching, and true/false questions; case studies; vignettes; fill in the blanks; and experiential activities. Although the chapters and exercises are presented in a logical progression, each chapter is fully independent of the others – readers can skip around and complete individual chapters or particular exercises in the order most conducive to individual learning needs. Appropriate for a variety of practice areas, Developing Clinical Competence can serve as a companion text for multiple classes throughout an OTA curriculum or as a useful study aid when preparing for fieldwork or the national certification exam. Instructors in educational settings can visit for additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom. Features and benefits: • Helps develop the practical problem-solving and common-sense skills essential for fieldwork and clinical practice • Contains user-friendly worksheets, learning activities, and suggested worksheet answers with competencies broken down into smaller units and explained step-by-step to allow for easy independent study • Provides thoroughly explained “answers” to the worksheet exercises at the end of each chapter with references • Presents scenarios that represent situations commonly encountered in clinical practice • Includes many helpful hints and clinical tips to teach readers what to do and how to react appropriately as health professionals OTA students, faculty, and new practitioners will benefit from the opportunity to take the information presented inDeveloping Clinical Competence: A Workbook for the OTA and apply important concepts and techniques, problem solve situations step-by-step, prioritize interventions, improve clinical reasoning, demonstrate professional behaviors, and communicate more effectively.

Clinical Pathology For Athletic Trainers

Author : Daniel P. O'Connor
ISBN : 1556427700
Genre : Medical
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Written specifically for athletic trainers, the updated second edition of Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease emphasizes practical knowledge; development of clinical skills, including evaluation and treatment; and development of clinical decision-making abilities. Inside Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers, Second Edition, you will find an expanded discussion of the pathophysiology associated with general medical conditions, as well as case studies which facilitate the student's ability to formulate a differential diagnosis and make clinical decisions. Dr. Daniel P. O'Connor and Dr. A. Louise Fincher have incorporated all of the didactic and psychomotor competencies listed within the General Medical Conditions and Pathology of Injuries and Illness domains from the Fourth Edition of the NATA Educational Competencies into this unique text. Competencies that are addressed throughout the text are conveniently listed at the beginning of each chapter in which they are referenced. Individual lab activities are included within some chapters to aid in the development of the psychomotor skills related to evaluating general medical illnesses. Instructors will enjoy new ancillary materials such as test bank questions and PowerPoint slides. What's New in the Second Edition: • New chapters on pharmacology; dermatology; and eyes, ears, nose, throat, and mouth • Integration of NATA Position Statements and Consensus Statements • Expanded discussion on the physical exam, including detailed instructions for evaluation procedures • New illustrations and a color atlas • New icons throughout the text to represent action to be taken by the athletic trainer during an evaluation, such as physician referral or activation of emergency action plan Lab Activities Inside the Second Edition: • Use of Pharmacology Resources • Assessment of Temperature • Assessment of Vital Signs (heart rate, blood pressure, and respiration rate) • Cardiac Auscultation • Pulmonary Auscultation and Percussion • Peak Flow Expiratory Rate • Abdominal Auscultation, Percussion, and Palpation • Urinalysis • Assessment of Blood Glucose Levels • Use of the Otoscope • Use of the Ophthalmoscope • Sensory Function • Motor Function • Reflex Function • Cranial Nerve Assessment With expanded discussions and case studies, new chapters and lab activities, and an emphasis on the development of clinical skills, the Second Edition of Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease is a must-have for today's athletic training students and clinicians.

Making A Difference For America S Children

Author : Barbara J. Moore
ISBN : 141640418X
Genre : Education
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Two nationally known experts, Drs. Judy Montgomery and Barbara Moore, provide a framework for the expanded working situations of SLPs and help create a vision of the possibilities for children and professionals within federal guidelines and requirements of the public school system. Making a Difference for America's Children-Speech-Language Pathologists in Public Schools, Second Edition Gets you up-to-date on what SLPs working in the public schools need to know. Discusses increased emphasis on early literacy and evidence-based practices. Discusses the sweeping movement of response to intervention (RtI). Defines the future roles of SLPs and audiologists in the schools. Making a Difference, Second Edition includes updates of information from Making a Difference in the Era of Accountability, also by Moore and Montgomeryall in one resource. This second edition presents ten chapters: Speech-Language and Audiology Services in the Educational System: Trends and Considerations Legislative Foundation of Special Education Referral and Assessment The IEP Process and Procedures Service Delivery Options in Schools Providing Successful Intervention and Access to Curriculum Specialized Services Procedural Safeguards and Other Protections for Children in Special Education The Work World of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists in Public Schools A Promising Future for School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists 3 appendices: Response to Intervention: New Roles for Speech-Language Pathologists; To Screen or Not to Screen. That is the Question; ASHA's Code of Ethics. Glossary defining important terminology and concepts Whether you are reentering the public schools from private therapy or practicing in the public schools today, Making a Difference for America's Children, Second Edition is an invaluable resource for information and current trends.

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