More Details about Medical Speech - Language Pathology: A Practitioner's Guide

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PublisherThieme Medical Publishers
Publish YearJanuary 2007


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. 

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.