Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition

Editors: Shaker, R., Easterling, C., Belafsky, P.C., Postma, G.N. (Eds.)

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Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition is the first in class comprehensive multidisciplinary text to encompass the entire field of deglutition. The book is designed to serve as a treasured reference of diagnostics and therapeutics for swallowing clinicians from such diverse backgrounds as gastroenterology, speech language pathology, otolaryngology, rehabilitation medicine, radiology and others.

Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition brings together up-to-date information on state-of-the–art diagnostic and therapeutic modalities form disciplines of gastroenterology, speech language pathology, otolaryngology and radiology through contributions of 28 innovators, and master clinicians for the benefit of patients and providers alike. It concisely organizes the wealth of knowledge that exists in each of the contributing disciplines into one comprehensive information platform.

Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition provides a one-stop destination for members of all specialties to obtain state-of-the-knowledge information on advanced diagnostic modalities and management. It is an essential reference for all deglutologists.

About the authors

Dr. Shaker is one the founders of the Dysphagia Research Society and the Medical College of Wisconin's Dysphagia Institute.  Dr. Shaker is internationally recognized for his studies of deglutition and deglutition disorders, gastroesophageal reflux disease and cerebral cortical control of gastrointestinal sensory motor function. His research has led to some of the seminal discoveries in the area of airway protection and has opened new avenues of investigation and treatment for patients with swallowing disorders. He developed the rehabilitative exercises for treatment of upper esophageal sphincter dysphagia: The `Shaker Exercises` commonly used in clinical practice. 

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From the reviews:

“This is a comprehensive overview of diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for dysphagia. … The book is written for healthcare providers who see patients with disorders of deglutition, which would include those in otolaryngology, gastroenterology, speech-language pathology, and rehabilitation medicine. … This is an important contribution to the field of dysphagia management, with detailed chapters on diagnostic and therapeutic options for patients. The chapters are well organized and easy to follow.” (Inna Athar Husain, Doody’s Review Service, November, 2012)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Establishing a Comprehensive Center for Diagnosis and Therapy of Swallowing Disorders

    Jones, Bronwyn (et al.)

    Pages 3-10

  • Clinical Evaluation of Patients with Dysphagia: Importance of History Taking and Physical Exam

    McCullough, Gary H. (et al.)

    Pages 11-30

  • Radiographic Evaluation of the Oral/Preparatory and Pharyngeal Phases of Swallowing Including the UES: Comprehensive Modified Barium Swallow Studies

    Logemann, Jeri A. (et al.)

    Pages 33-47

  • Radiographic Evaluation of the Esophageal Phase of Swallowing

    Levine, Marc S. (et al.)

    Pages 49-84

  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)

    Langmore, Susan E. (et al.)

    Pages 85-101

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition
Editors
  • Reza Shaker
  • Caryn Easterling
  • Peter C. Belafsky
  • Gregory N. Postma
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-3779-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-3779-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4614-3778-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 412
Number of Illustrations and Tables
41 b/w illustrations, 31 illustrations in colour
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