Case Studies in Pediatric Dysphagia

First Edition

Jennifer J. Wilson

Details: 180 pages, B&W, Softcover, 7" x 10"

ISBN13: 978-1-63550-397-5

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Through clinical cases and interviews with working professional, Case Studies in Pediatric Dysphagia takes an original approach to understanding pediatric dysphagia. With an increased need for clinical education, this text covers topics such as differential diagnosis, medical terminology, and goal setting. Written with group interaction and collaboration in mind, the book provides role play scenarios, suggestions on how to delve deeper into the case studies, and goal setting and evidence-based treatment approaches. Each chapter is structured to begin with a case study and end with a detailed interview with a professional working with pediatric dysphagia, providing a complete and thorough view of the topic in a reflective and practical way.

Key Features

  • Increased opportunities for students and young professionals to gain experience with complex clients before engaging in intervention.
  • Opportunity to consider and integrate the importance of interprofessional practice as it relates to pediatric dysphagia.
  • Written with an easy and engaging tone, perfect for any reader who does not enjoy research heavy material.
  • Informative interviews with specialists who are working and conducting research within the field.
  • Additional resources for the reader to continue their learning on specific case focuses at the end of each chapter.
  • Provides a deeper understanding of cultural considerations and integrating them into practice patterns.
  • Provides the opportunity to integrate both diagnosis and treatment choices, allowing students and professionals to explore current evidence-based approaches to treatment.

This is a resource both Speech-Language Pathologists and clinical educators will benefit from having on their bookshelves.




Chapter 1. Differential Diagnosis in Pediatric Dysphagia

Chapter 2. Genetic Syndromes

Chapter 3. Aerodigestive Management of Swallowing Disorders

Chapter 4. Gastrointestinal Diagnoses

Chapter 5. Trauma-Informed Care

Chapter 6. Pulmonary Diagnoses

Chapter 7. Traumatic Brain Injury

Chapter 8. Ethical Considerations


Jennifer J. Wilson

Jennifer Wilson, MA CCC-SLP, BCS-S is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Speech Pathology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.  She has been practicing for 30 years, providing services in children's hospitals, private practice, and home-based services.  She enjoys teaching graduate students and young professionals about pediatric dysphagia through use of case studies to develop skills in clinical problem solving.

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