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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

Medical Speech Language Pathology

Author : Alex F. Johnson
ISBN : 9781604066258
Genre : Medical
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The second edition of Medical Speech--Language Pathology: A Practitioner's Guide presents the latest information on neurological communication disorders and swallowing and voice disorders in adults. The book features complete coverage of the pathophysiology of communication disorders, describing the underlying degenerative, neurogenic, and psychogenic causes of speech-language impairments. A thorough review of the theoretical issues involved provides practitioners with the conceptual framework needed to develop effective treatments that address both functionality and the quality of life of the patient.Features: Practical approaches to the diagnosis and management of common disorders such as aphasia, dysphagia, and more Strategies for rehabilitating patients with conditions such as head and neck cancer and dementia Comprehensive discussion of service delivery issues, such as the interface between speech--language pathology and psychiatry, and approaches to patient management in acute care and intensive care settings Study questions at the end of each chapter--ideal for reviewing key concepts Extensive lists of references to aid pursuit of topics in more depth Medical Speech--Language Pathology serves the needs of all speech--language pathologists, otolaryngologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, researchers, and students in these specialties for a single-volume reference on all aspects of care for patients with communication disorders.

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.

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.

Professional Issues In Speech Language Pathology And Audiology

Author : Rosemary Lubinski
ISBN : 9781111309107
Genre : Medical
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The 4th Edition of PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY explores the most relevant and critical issues related to professional practice in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders today. Written by a variety of highly regarded experts in the field, each chapter delves into a critical issue, such as research, education and health care policies, infection prevention, service delivery, multicultural populations, and more. Comprehensive in coverage, the topics provide an up to date view of the profession while preparing readers to earn their ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence. In-depth discussions also address professional pathways and organizations, employment issues, and ethical-legal considerations to get readers thinking about career advancement and success in any setting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Patient Provider Communication

Author : Sarah W. Blackstone
ISBN : 1597565741
Genre : Medical
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The Yale Textbook Of Public Psychiatry

Author : Jeanne L. Steiner
ISBN : 9780190214678
Genre : Community psychiatry
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Yale Textbook of Public Psychiatry is a comprehensive resource on treatment, rehabilitation, recovery, and public health of persons cared for in organized, publically funded systems of care. Edited and authored by experts in public psychiatry at the Yale Department of Psychiatry, this text provides up-to-date information on clinical work in the public sector. This book will be a useful reference for professionals and students of public psychiatry, administrators, and policy makers.

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.

Clinical Methods And Practicum In Speech Language Pathology

Author : M.N. Hegde
ISBN : 9781435469563
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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For student clinicians and clinical supervisors alike, clinical practicum in speech-language pathology is a learning experience that involves clearly defined expectations, ethical principles, and effective methods of treatment. This comprehensive resource provides a well-rounded discussion of the clinical practicum, including basic organization and competency guidelines, ethical and behavioral conduct between the student and supervisor and with clients, and multicultural issues encountered in clinical practice. Also presented are effective clinical methods in the treatment, control, and maintenance of communicative disorders. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Practical Guide To The Evaluation Of Clinical Competence

Author : Eric S. Holmboe
ISBN : 0323047092
Genre : Medical
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This up-to-date guide to outcomes-based assessment in clinical education delivers important evaluation methods, tools, and faculty training approaches for all medical educators. It is invaluable in developing, implementing, and sustaining effective systems for the evaluation of clinical competence in medical school, residency, and fellowship programs.

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