Dysphagia Assessment and Treatment Planning Workbook: A Team Approach

Fifth Edition

Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, Rebecca Leonard

Details: 275 pages, B&W, Spiral, 8.5" x 11"

ISBN13: 978-1-63550-496-5

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Created to assist students in speech-language pathology graduate programs, the Dysphagia Assessment and Treatment Planning Workbook: A Team Approach, Fifth Edition facilitates knowledge retention and supports skill development as a companion to Dr. Rebecca Leonard and Dr. Katherine Kendall’s Dysphagia Assessment and Treatment Planning: A Team Approach, Fifth Edition textbook. Practical exercises and application activities, drawn from Dr. Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer’s experience teaching and training graduate students and colleagues in dysphagia, are included in the workbook to increase understanding of and engagement with each chapter in the associated textbook.

The workbook features quiz questions, figure labeling, case-based problem solving, application of videofluoroscopic and FEES measures or ratings, and report writing practice. Answers or model responses are provided at the end of the workbook for the reader’s reference. The exercises are designed to clarify and expand on information presented in the textbook and should be of interest not only to students but also to practicing clinicians seeking fresh approaches.

The activities and questions provided in the Dysphagia Assessment and Treatment Planning Workbook, Fifth Edition will help readers improve their understanding and implementation of clinical instruction in the area of dysphagia. They have been fully updated to align with the content of the new edition of the textbook. The workbook’s companion website features an extensive collection of online materials to support case-based training approaches.

PluralPlus Online Ancillary Materials

  • For instructors: Exam questions and answer keys
  • For students: Video clips and case studies


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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. Barium 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: Behavioral Approaches Questions

Chapter 11. The Treatment Plan: Medical & Surgical Questions

Chapter 12. Airway Considerations in Dysphagia Questions

Chapter 13. Nutritional Considerations in Dysphagia Questions

Chapter 14. Pediatric Clinical Feeding Assessment Questions

Chapter 15. Esophageal Phase Dysphagia Questions

Chapter 16. Neurogenic Dysphagia Questions

Chapter 17. Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Questions

Chapter 18. Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Questions

Chapter 19. Spinal Abnormalities in Dysphagia Questions

BONUS ONLINE CHAPTER. Telehealth                         

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Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer

Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, Voice Disorders Center Clinic Director, and adjunct faculty to the Communication Sciences and Disorders program at the University of Utah. Dr. Barkmeier-Kraemer received her master's and doctorate degrees in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the University of Iowa. She completed postdoctoral research at the National Institutes of Health in the Voice and Speech Section directed by Christy Ludlow, PhD, while serving on the faculty in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences for 14 years at the University of Arizona. Dr. Barkmeier-Kraemer developed and taught courses in Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism, Voice Disorders, and Dysphagia and also participated as a faculty member in the Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs in Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering. Her primary research addresses the sensorimotor controls of the larynx for respiration, voicing, and swallowing with recent involvement in a multisite effort to develop an infant and child feeding and swallowing screening instrument for use by primary care providers.

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Rebecca Leonard

Rebecca Leonard, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of California, Davis, and former Clinical Director of the Voice-Speech-Swallowing Center in the ENT Clinic. Dr. Leonard continues to be actively involved in research activities associated with the center. Her research interests include normal and disordered swallowing, changes in swallowing across the life span, development of quantitative radiographic techniques to assess the upper airway and esophagus during swallowing, aversive effects on structures of the upper airway associated with environmental stimuli (ozone), and the effects of ablative procedures on voice, speech, and swallowing and the rehabilitation of these effects with prosthetic appliances and reconstructive procedures. Her MS and PhD degrees are from Purdue University, and she is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

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Dysphagia Assessment and Treatment Planning Workbook: A Team Approach, Fifth Edition comes with access to supplementary student and instructor resources on a PluralPlus companion website.

The companion website is located at: https://www.pluralpublishing.com/publication/datpw5e


The student resources include Video Clips & Case Studies.

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