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Dysphagia Assessment and Treatment Planning Workbook
A Team Approach

Fourth Edition
Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, Rebecca Leonard
Illustrated (B/W), Spiral Bound, 8.5 x 11" 1 lbs
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Companion Website
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Dysphagia Assessment and Treatment Planning Workbook: A Team Approach, Fourth Edition was designed as a companion to the textbook, Dysphagia Assessment and Treatment Planning, by Dr. Rebecca Leonard and Dr. Katherine Kendall. The fourth edition of the textbook is ideal for graduate dysphagia courses in speech-language pathology programs and has been updated with a new organizational scheme and new and revised content throughout. The workbook reflects these changes and also includes a new PluralPlus companion website with multimedia content unique to the workbook such as exam questions for instructors and case study examples for students.

Based on Dr. Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer's experience teaching and training graduate students and colleagues in the area of dysphagia, a variety of activities and questions are included in the workbook to facilitate understanding and engagement of each chapter in the associated textbook. The workbook includes quiz questions, figure labeling, case-based problem solving, application of videofluorographic and FEES measures or ratings, as well as report writing. Answers or model responses are provided at the end of the workbook for the reader's reference.

The activities and questions provided in the Dysphagia Assessment and Treatment Planning Workbook, Fourth Edition will help readers improve their understanding and implementation of clinical instruction in the area of dysphagia and can be used by students or practicing clinicians hoping to add new skills to their repertoires.

Multimedia List

Chapter 1. Anatomy and Physiology of Deglutition Questions
Chapter 2. Head and Neck Physical Exam Questions
Chapter 3. Clinical Swallow Evaluation Questions
Chapter 4. Endoscopy in Assessing and Treating Dysphagia Questions
Chapter 5. Radiographic Evaluation of the Pharynx and Esophagus Questions
Chapter 6. Dynamic Fluoroscopic Swallow Study: Swallow Evaluation with Videofluoroscopy Questions
Chapter 7. DSS: A Systematic Approach to Analysis and Interpretation Questions
Chapter 8. Dynamic Swallow Study: Objective Measures and Normative Data in Adults Questions
Chapter 9. Other Technologies in Dysphagia Assessment Questions
Chapter 10. The Treatment Plan Questions
Chapter 11. Nursing Evaluation and Care of the Dysphagic Patient Questions
Chapter 12. Nutritional Concerns and Assessment in Dysphagia Questions
Chapter 13. Pediatric Clinical Feeding Assessment Questions
Chapter 14. Esophageal Phase Dysphagia Questions
Chapter 15. Neurogenic Dysphagia Questions
Chapter 16. Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Questions
Chapter 17. Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Questions
Chapter 18. Spinal Abnormalities in Dysphagia Questions

Answers to Questions

About The Authors

Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer

Dr. Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer is a professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, Davis. She is also a member of the Voice-Speech-Swallowing Center team, an affiliated member of the Center for Neuroscience and member of the faculty for the Neuroscience Graduate Group.

Rebecca Leonard

Rebecca Leonard, PhD is a professor in the Dept. of Otolaryngology/HNS at the University of California, Davis. She is also the Clinical Director of the Voice-Speech-Swallowing Center in the ENT Clinic at the U. C. Davis Medical Center. She is a member of the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, and she is an ASHA Fellow.

Purchasers of this book receive complimentary access to supplementary materials hosted on a PluralPlus companion website.

To access the materials, log in to the website using the URL located inside the front cover of your copy of Dysphagia Assessment and Treatment Planning Workbook: A Team Approach, Fourth Edition.

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