Dysphagia : Diagnosis and Treatment

The second edition of this well-received book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the diagnosis and management of dysphagia, including oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal dysfunction. All aspects of dysphagia are covered, with detailed consideration of anatomy, physiology, and pathol...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Ekberg, Olle (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2019, 2019
Edition:2nd ed. 2019
Series:Diagnostic Imaging
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The second edition of this well-received book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the diagnosis and management of dysphagia, including oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal dysfunction. All aspects of dysphagia are covered, with detailed consideration of anatomy, physiology, and pathology. In addition to a variety of benign and malignant disease entities, signs and symptoms, and treatment approaches, many other relevant topics are addressed, including endoscopy, manometry, malnutrition, dehydration, oral care, dementia, ethics, and the social and psychologic impacts of dysphagia. Specific aspects of importance in pediatric and geriatric patients are highlighted. This edition features a number of completely new chapters focusing on, among other subjects, dysphagia in further disease contexts and following laryngectomy and radiation therapy. The authors are without exception world-leading experts in their fields. The book will be of value for practitioners in all specialties involved in the evaluation and treatment of dysphagia. It is therefore a truly multidisciplinary project
Physical Description:XVI, 924 p. 600 illus., 100 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783319685724