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Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist

Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Russell J. Love,Wanda G. Webb
Editor: Butterworth-Heinemann
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Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist by Russell J. Love,Wanda G. Webb Summary

Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist presents the fundamentals in understanding the nervous system in the context of communication. The book takes into consideration the nervous anatomic systems, such as sensory pathways. The text first introduces the speech-language neurology, and then proceeds to discussing the organization and neural function of the nervous system. Next, the book relates the nervous anatomic systems to language, speech, and hearing. The text also covers clinical speech syndromes and disorders. The book will be most useful to speech pathologists and therapists. Neurologists and neurosurgeons will also greatly benefit from the text.

Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist - E-Book

Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist - E-Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Wanda Webb,Richard K. Adler
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
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The concise, easy-to-understand Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist, 6th Edition provides students and clinicians with a practical guide for the study and understanding of neurology in speech-language pathology (SLP). Correlated with clinical syndromes and diseases seen in SLP, it gives you a solid understanding of the nervous system, including: development of the nervous system, organization of the brain, protective mechanisms, descending motor and ascending sensory pathways, and cranial nerves. New content, case studies, and a strong clinical focus make this new edition essential as you move into practice. Case studies and clinical applications in clinically oriented chapters provide you with realistic clinical applications. Presents complex information clearly in a concise, easy-to-understand manner. Clinical emphasis throughout makes this text valuable as you move into clinical practice — and prepare for the Praxis exam. Evolve companion website has vocabulary flashcards and study questions with answers so students can assess their knowledge. Key terms in each chapter and an end-of-text glossary give you easy access to accurate, concise definitions. NEW! Separate section on pediatric speech and language disorders, including a chapter on the developing brain. EXPANDED! Updated sections on neurodiagnostic and neuroimaging procedures, as well as childhood apraxia of speech, fluency disorders, Autism, and TBI. NEW! Updated discussion of the anatomy and function of the cerebellum gives you the most current information. UPDATED! Covers the latest neuroimaging research on anatomy, physiology, and disorders of speech-language. EXPANDED! Discusses the brain connectivity and the neural network underlying learning and language. EXPANDED! Addresses motor control for speech production so you stay in the know.

Medical Setting Considerations for the Speech-Language Pathologist

Medical Setting Considerations for the Speech-Language Pathologist Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kristie A. Spencer,Jacqueline Daniels
Editor: Plural Publishing
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Medical Setting Considerations for the Speech-Language Pathologist by Kristie A. Spencer,Jacqueline Daniels Summary

Medical Setting Considerations for the Speech-Language Pathologist is the first volume in the “Medical Speech-Language Pathology” book series. The series provides graduate students, clinicians, and clinical researchers with functional, comprehensive material to enhance practice in a medical setting. This first book in the series will foster an appreciation of the unique skill set and knowledge base needed by a medical speech-language pathologist. The chapters contain information applicable to a broad range of medical and rehabilitation settings, while delving deeper into complex topics that merit extra attention, such as neuroimaging methods and medication side effects. Readers will come to appreciate the many roles and responsibilities of the speech-language pathologist in the medical setting, across the continuum of care. They will gain familiarity with broader organizational issues, such as accreditation, billing, and medical team members, as well as the specific clinical populations often encountered in medical settings, such as individuals with Parkinson’s disease, delirium, or tongue cancer. Throughout the book, case studies are used to highlight the role of the medical SLP, and to underscore the remarkably dynamic and complex caseloads encountered by the medical SLP. Medical Setting Considerations for the Speech-Language Pathologist is authored by experienced professionals and content experts who transform the research literature into clinically applicable and digestible information, with the series editors Kristie A. Spencer and Jacqueline Daniels leading the cohort.

Cognitive and Communication Interventions

Cognitive and Communication Interventions Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Martha S. Burns
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Understanding the recent science about how therapy changes the brain can empower clinicians to face the challenges of increasingly demanding medical and educational settings. However, many speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are unaware of the vast impact new neuroscience research has on clinical practice. Cognitive and Communication Interventions: Neuroscience Applications for Speech-Language Pathologists is a practical guide that informs and enables SLP’s, clinical psychologists, and other therapeutic professionals to use new research to enhance their clinical outcomes. Although based on independent neuroscience principles and research, this unique book is designed to be a readable and scientifically sound clinical guidebook. Written with the busy clinician in mind, this professional resource uses accessible, easy-to-understand language to walk readers through the complexities of neuroscience and provide workable strategies for application. The beginning chapters break down important concepts, such as neuroplasticity, environmental stressors, and connectomics, to create a base of understanding. The middle chapters delve into recent investigations of factors that potentially affect typical brain development, as well as disrupt connectomics. The final chapters provide neuroscience considerations for intervention, including the “What, How, and When” of therapy and other important considerations for individualizing and maximizing outcomes. Throughout the book, clinicians will also find case studies that provide examples of the practical applications of neuroscience research and study questions to improve memory and inference.

Des yeux pour entendre - Voyage au pays des sourds

Des yeux pour entendre - Voyage au pays des sourds Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Oliver Sacks
Editor: Média Diffusion
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Les livres précédents d'Oliver Sacks nous ont montré l'originalité de sa démarche : aborder des maladies ou des affections comme autant de " mondes " particuliers, autant de modes d'existence et de conscience spécifiques. C'est à un voyage dans le monde des sourds qu'il nous convie cette fois-ci, en nous racontant, tout d'abord l'histoire de ce monde. La difficulté pour les sourds d'entrer dans le langage les a longtemps fait considérer comme intellectuellement inférieurs – jusqu'au jour où l'abbé de l'Épée, au XVIIIe siècle, à Paris, les écouta, c'est-à-dire observa la langue des signes qu'ils pratiquaient déjà entre eux et, à partir d'elle, mit au point un système gestuel de communication. L'accès des sourds à la culture et à la dignité s'est donc fait en France – les noms de Condillac, Desloges, Massieu, Sicard, laurent Clerc en témoignent. Puis cette histoire s'est poursuivie dans le monde entier, jusqu'à la fondation de Gallaudet, aux États-Unis, la première université réservée aux sourds. Mais ce livre est plus qu'une histoire. Il montre également ce que la surdité peut nous apprendre à tous, sourds ou entendants, sur notre condition d'êtres parlants. Car le langage est plus que sa simple expression vocale ; comme l'a montré Chomsky, il repose sur des " structures profondes " innées, qui peuvent s'actualiser chez les sourds comme chez les entendants. Ce que les sourds donnent ainsi à voir, à qui les écoute, c'est bel et bien une autre façon, aussi riche que celle des entendants, de pratiquer le langage – une autre manière d'être humain.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists - E-Book

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists - E-Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
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Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists - E-Book by Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West Summary

Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in an acute care setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, 4th Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, safety, medical-surgical ‘lingo’, and the many aspects of patient are from the emergency department to the intensive care unit to the general ward. This restructured new edition streamlines the text into four parts— Introduction, Systems, Diagnoses, and Interventions to make the book even easier to use as a quick reference. Intervention algorithms, updated illustrations, and language consistent with the ICF model all help you digest new information and become familiar with new terminology. This comprehensive resource is just what you need to better manage the specific needs of your patients in the complex acute care environment. Intervention algorithms, tables, boxes, and clinical tips highlight key information about the acute care environment in a format that makes finding and digesting information easy. The major body system chapters provide the evidence-based information you need to understand the complex issues of patients in the acute care environment so you can optimally manage the needs of your patients. Current information on medications, laboratory tests, diagnostics, and intervention methods relevant to patients in the acute care environment illustrates how the acute care environment can impact these elements. Clinical tips highlight key points and provide access to the tips and tricks accumulated over a career by an experienced clinician. Language consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition offers common linguistic ground through the use of Guide standards. Lay-flat pages and uncluttered design make the book easier to use as a quick reference. NEW! Restructured table of contents helps you quickly locate information. NEW! Language from the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) model adopted by the American Physical Therapy Association increases your familiarity with terminology. NEW! New intervention algorithms along with existing algorithms break clinical decision-making into individual steps and sharpens your on-the-spot critical-thinking skills. NEW! A quick-reference appendix covering abbreviations commonly found in the acute care environment supplies the translation tools you need, while flagging any abbreviations that may be harmful to the patient.

Sais-tu pourquoi je saute ?

Sais-tu pourquoi je saute ? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Naoki Higashida
Editor: Les Arènes
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" Quand Naoki explique Pourquoi je saute ? c'est à se demander pourquoi le reste du monde, lui, ne saute pas du même élan du coeur " –; Josef Schovanec Pour la première fois, un enfant atteint d'autisme sévère nous raconte l'autisme de l'intérieur. Il répond aux questions que les parents se posent : Pourquoi fuis-tu le contact visuel ? Est-il vrai que tu détestes qu'on te touche ? Pourquoi répètes-tu la même question sans arrêt ? Pourquoi sautes-tu en tapant des mains ?, etc. David Mitchell, l'un des meilleurs écrivains anglais de sa génération et père d'un enfant autiste, a découvert ce texte qui fut pour lui une révélation, une sorte de Scaphandre et le Papillon de l'autisme : " J'ai eu l'impression, pour la première fois, que notre fils nous racontait ce qui se passait dans sa tête. " Il a décidé de le traduire du japonais avec sa femme KA Yoshida : " Ce livre est bien plus qu'une somme d'informations, il apporte la preuve qu'il y a, emprisonné à l'intérieur du corps autistique, apparemment impuissant, un esprit aussi curieux, subtil et complexe que le vôtre, le mien, celui de n'importe qui. " Naoki a appris à communiquer grâce à une grille alphabétique. Il a écrit ce livre à 13 ans et l'a d'abord publié via Internet. Il a aujourd'hui 22 ans et communique toujours grâce à son clavier. Il vit à Kimitsu et tient un blog. Traduit de l'anglais par Daniel Roche

Quand j'étais invisible

Quand j'étais invisible Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Martin Pistorius
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A douze ans, Martin tombe inexplicablement malade. Il devient totalement muet, incapable du moindre mouvement. Les médecins affirment alors que le cerveau de l’enfant est complètement détruit. En réalité, si le corps de Martin est inerte, son esprit fonctionne parfaitement. Littéralement prisonnier, il ne peut même pas cligner des yeux pour se manifester. Le pire, ce sont ces infirmières qui le traitent désormais comme une chose négligeable, alors qu’il est parfaitement conscient de ce qui se passe. Mais un jour, après onze années de cauchemar, un thérapeute entrevoit de la vie chez Martin. Grâce à des soins – enfin - adaptés, le jeune homme se « réveille » peu à peu à la vie, recommence à parler et à marcher. Un formidable combat, une extraordinaire renaissance. Le témoignage bouleversant d'un enfant prisonnier 11 années dans son propre corps.

Neurology for the Hospitalist

Neurology for the Hospitalist Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Likosky,S. Andrew Josephson,Michael Joseph Pistoria,William D Freeman
Editor: Oxford University Press
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Neurology for the Hospitalist by David Likosky,S. Andrew Josephson,Michael Joseph Pistoria,William D Freeman Summary

Neurology for the Hospitalist is a concise and eminently practical resource for inpatient neurological care. Internal Medicine Hospitalists frequently face patients with neurological issues and many feel that their training was insufficient in this area. Hospitalists are often the primary inpatient care providers for this patient population as many perceive Neurology to be an Internal Medicine subspecialty. Both new and experienced hospitalists will benefit from this handbook. In addition, medical students and residents will find this to be an excellent at the bedside resource. The format of the handbook allows one to quickly learn the differential diagnosis, appropriate testing, signs to watch for, and treatment strategies for the most frequently encountered neurologic conditions. Each topic covers commonly asked questions and elements that warrant close attention. For the hospitalist in particular, proposed quality metrics are given for major neurological diagnoses. No other book provides the hospitalist caring for patients with neurological issues the essential elements of that care in such a useable way. The focus is on practical information that will guide the best care.

Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology for Speech and Hearing Sciences

Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology for Speech and Hearing Sciences Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J. Anthony Seikel,Kostas Konstantopoulos,David G. Drumright
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Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology for Speech and Hearing Sciences by J. Anthony Seikel,Kostas Konstantopoulos,David G. Drumright Summary

Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology for Speech and Hearing Sciences provides a thorough yet readable examination of the neuroanatomical underpinnings within communication sciences and disorders. The textbook is designed for undergraduate or graduate courses related to the neuroscience of speech and hearing. Each chapter begins with detailed learning outcomes and also sets the context for the content in understandable terms, providing the student with an understanding of the importance of knowing the material. Additionally, each chapter ends with study questions to reinforce the content and check comprehension. After introduction to the field and to anatomical concepts, the text takes the student from discussion of neurons and other basic components to examination of basic reflexes and sensorimotor integration. The following chapters focus on the cerebral cortex and its function, particularly as related to neurophysiology of speech and hearing. The next section of the text discusses subcortical structures, the brainstem, cranial nerves, cerebellum and pathways. The text culminates in discussion of motor control for speech and swallowing. Key Features: More than 175 images and photographs presented in full-colorMore than 65 tables that provide succinct depth and detail to the content16 neurological fully-annotated case studies with SLP diagnostic information, as well as 6 cases from neurosurgeons that include MRI and/or video45 boxed notes give informative and fascinating support to the content, including focus on neuroscience as it relates to speech-language pathology and audiologyCoverage of the neurophysiology of swallowingDetailed discussion of auditory pathway and signal analysisClearly written with abundant supporting citationsKey terms are highlighted throughout the text and included in a glossaryDisclaimer: Please note that ancillary content (such as documents, audio, and video, etc.) may not be included as published in the original print version of this book.

Neuroscience Fundamentals for Communication Sciences and Disorders

Neuroscience Fundamentals for Communication Sciences and Disorders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Richard D. Andreatta
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Neuroscience Fundamentals for Communication Sciences and Disorders by Richard D. Andreatta Summary

Neuroscience Fundamentals for Communication Sciences and Disorders is a comprehensive textbook designed for undergraduate neural bases or graduate neuroscience courses in communication sciences and disorders programs (CSD). Written with a fresh user-friendly conversational style and complemented by more than 350 visually rich and beautifully drawn full-color illustrations, this book emphasizes brain and behavior relationships while also ensuring coverage of essential neuroanatomy in an integrative fashion. With a comprehensive background in neuroscience fundamentals, students will be able to better understand and apply brain-behavior relationships to make appropriate clinical assessments and treatment decisions. Neuroscience Fundamentals for Communication Sciences and Disorders is designed to provide CSD students with a broad overview of the principles, processes, and structures underlying the workings of the human nervous system. Extending well beyond traditional neuroanatomy-based textbooks, this publication is designed to satisfy three major goals: Provide neuroanatomical and neurophysiological detail that meets the real-world needs of the contemporary CSD student, as they move forward toward clinical practice, and into the future where advancements in the field of health and brain sciences are accelerating and contributing more and more to rehabilitation.Provide clear, understandable explanations and intuitive material that explains how and why neuroanatomical systems, processes, and mechanisms of the nervous system operate as they do during human behavior.Provide a depth and scope of material that will allow students to read, better understand, and appreciate a wide range of evidence-based literature related to behavior, cognition, emotion, language, and sensory perception--areas that directly impact treatment decisions. Key Features: An emphasis on fundamental information on neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and functional processes using an analogy-driven and relaxed conversational writing style.More than 350 new and beautifully illustrated full-color neuroanatomical and neurophysiological figures that work to bring the written material to life.Content is divided into four major sections that build upon each other to foster a comprehensive understanding of the nervous system from the cellular to systems.Three summary chapters on the neural bases of speech, language, and hearing that help integrate the basic information from earlier chapters with content specific to CSD.Each chapter begins with an introduction and learning objectives and ends with a top ten summary list of key take-home concepts and study review questions.Bolded key terms throughout with a comprehensive glossary of definitions.Clinical Importance boxes highlight clinically relevant disorders and syndromes that compliment topic coverage.Further Interest boxes highlight interesting and exciting facts about the nervous system's structure, physiology, and functionality.Disclaimer: Please note that ancillary content (such as documents, audio, and video, etc.) may not be included as published in the original print version of this book.

Acquired Speech and Language Disorders

Acquired Speech and Language Disorders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: B. E. Murdoch
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Acquired Speech and Language Disorders by B. E. Murdoch Summary

The stimulus for writing this book arose from the author's perception of a lack of available texts which adequately integrate the subjects of neuroanatomy and functional neurology with the practice of speech language pathology. This perception was gained from almost two decades of teaching in the areas of neuroanatomy and acquired neuro logical speech-language disorders to speech pathology students initially at the South Australian College of Advanced Education and, for the past five years, at the University of Queensland. Although a plethora of excellent texts devoted specifically to each of the subjects of neuroanatomy, neurology and aphasiology have been published, few have attemped to integrate these individual subject areas in such a way as to provide a more clear understanding of the neurological bases of clinically recognized forms of aphasia and motor speech disorders. In writing this text, I have attempted to provide a better balance between neuroanatomy-neurology and. speech-language pathology. Relevant areas of neuroanatomy and neurology are introduced and discussed in the context of specific speech and language disorders. In this way, I have aimed at providing a better link between the relevant neuroanatomical and neurological knowledge on the one hand, and specific neurologically based communication disorders on the other, in order to enhance the reader's understanding of the origins, course and prognosis of these disorders. Of course the writing of any book requires the support and encouragement of other people. This text was no exception.

Elephant Man

Elephant Man Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Frederick Treves
Editor: Du Sonneur
ISBN: 2373850028
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Elephant Man by Frederick Treves Summary

Cette histoire vraie fut à l'origine du célèbre film Elephant Man de David Lynch. En 1884, le chirurgien Frederick Treves (1853-1923) rencontre John Merrick, dont le corps difforme est exhibé sans ménagement par un forain qui le présente comme l'Homme-Éléphant. Deux ans plus tard, le médecin parvient à extirper Merrick de sa misérable condition de bête de foire et lui offre enfin la vie de dignité à laquelle le jeune homme a toujours aspiré. Cette histoire vraie fut à l'origine du célèbre film Elephant Man de David Lynch.

The Adolescent Psychotherapy Treatment Planner

The Adolescent Psychotherapy Treatment Planner Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr.,L. Mark Peterson,William P. McInnis,Timothy J. Bruce
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
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The Adolescent Psychotherapy Treatment Planner by Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr.,L. Mark Peterson,William P. McInnis,Timothy J. Bruce Summary

The bestselling treatment planning system for mental health professionals The Adolescent Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Fifth Edition provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal agencies. New edition features empirically supported, evidence-based treatment interventions including conduct disorder, substance use, low self-esteem, suicidal ideation, ADHD, and eating disorders Organized around 36 behaviorally based presenting problems, including peer/sibling conflict, school violence, sexual abuse, and others Over 1,000 prewritten treatment goals, objectives, and interventions—plus space to record your own treatment plan options Easy-to-use reference format helps locate treatment plan components by behavioral problem Includes a sample treatment plan that conforms to the requirements of most third-party payors and accrediting agencies including CARF, The Joint Commission (TJC), COA, and the NCQA

Dictionary of Communication Disorders

Dictionary of Communication Disorders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Morris
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
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Dictionary of Communication Disorders by David Morris Summary

This dictionary provides clear and concise explanations of termsused in the field of speech, therapy pathology and relevant termsin related fields including augmentative, alternativecommunication, hearing, linguistic, medicine, phonetics/phonologyand psychology/psychiatry. Those working with people who have communication disorders andthose who may be returning to this field will find the explanationseasy to understand. Terms include assessments, therapy programmesand current theories in these fields. This edition has been thoroughly updated. It includes usefulwebsite addresses for manufacturers and suppliers of communicationaids and publishers of assessments, and where to find usefulinformation on the internet for various conditions.

Acquired Speech and Language Disorders

Acquired Speech and Language Disorders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bruce E. Murdoch
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Acquired Speech and Language Disorders by Bruce E. Murdoch Summary

It is vital to have knowledge of the neuroanatomical structures and functional neurological mechanisms, which are disrupted in neurogenic speech/language, disordered persons in order to understand the speech/language deficits themselves. This book provides a comprehensive coverage of the neurological basis of both the clinically recognised forms of aphasia and the various motor speech disorders, in both children and adults. It also covers more recently recognised language disorders, such as Parkinsons and related diseases, right hemisphere damage, closed-head injury, dementia, etc. This is a perfect text for practitioners who need to understand the integration of neuroanatomy and functional neurology with the practice of speech-language pathology.

The Childes Project

The Childes Project Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brian MacWhinney
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Volume I is the first of two volumes that document the three components of the CHILDES Project. It is divided into two parts which provide an introduction to the use of computational tools for studying language learning. The first part is the CHAT manual, which describes the conventions and principles of CHAT transcription and recommends specific methods for data collection and digitization. The second part is the CLAN manual, which describes the uses of the editor, sonic CHAT, and the various analytic commands. The book will be useful for both novice and experienced users of the CHILDES tools, as well as instructors and students working with transcripts of child language. Volume II describes in detail all of the corpora included in the CHILDES database. The conversational interactions in the corpora come from monolingual children and their caregivers and siblings, as well as bilingual children, older school-aged children, adult second-language learners, children with various types of language disabilities, and aphasic recovering from language loss. The database includes transcripts in 26 different languages.

The Handbook of Adult Language Disorders

The Handbook of Adult Language Disorders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Argye E. Hillis
Editor: Psychology Press
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The Handbook of Adult Language Disorders by Argye E. Hillis Summary

The Handbook of Adult Language Disorders is the essential guide to the scientific and clinical tenets of aphasia study and treatment. It focuses on how language breaks down after focal brain damage, what patterns of impairment reveal about normal language, and how recovery can be optimally facilitated. It is unique in that it reviews studies from the major disciplines in which aphasia research is conducted—cognitive neuropsychology, linguistics, neurology, neuroimaging, and speech-language pathology—as they apply to each topic of language. For each language domain, there are chapters devoted to theory and models of the language task, the neural basis of the language task (focusing on recent neuroimaging studies) and clinical diagnosis and treatment of impairments in that domain. In addition, there is broad coverage of approaches to investigation and treatment from leading experts, with several authors specializing in two or more disciplines. This second edition focuses on characterizing the cognitive and neural processes that account for each variant of aphasia as a first step toward developing effective rehabilitation, given that aphasia is one of the most common and disabling consequences of stroke. The best and most authoritative handbook in the field, The Handbook of Adult Language Disorders is the definitive reference for clinicians and researchers working in the scientific investigation of aphasia.

Physical Management for Neurological Conditions E-Book

Physical Management for Neurological Conditions E-Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Maria Stokes,Emma Stack
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
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Physical Management for Neurological Conditions E-Book by Maria Stokes,Emma Stack Summary

The third edition of this popular textbook - formerly Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation and now renamed Physical Management for Neurological Conditions - maintains its scientific and research base with extensive use of references and case studies. It is the only book for physiotherapists that offers a comprehensive overview of the basic principles of neurological rehabilitation, specific neurological / neuromuscular conditions and the related physiotherapy treatment approaches used. Important areas which feature throughout are discussed in relation to the different neurological conditions and include: a non-prescriptive, multidisciplinary, problem-solving approach to patient management involvement of the patient and carer in goal-setting and decision-making (client-centred practice) use of outcome measures to evaluate the effects of treatment in everyday practice use of case studies to illustrate clinical practice scientific evidence of treatment effectiveness Additional specialist editor – Dr Emma Stack Refined content but with the inclusion of 4 brand new chapters: an introductory chapter on rehabilitation in practice one on respiratory management and two covering self management and falls under the section entitled Skill Acquisition and Learning 11 new expert contributors join the reduced contributor team of 31

Brain-Based Communication Disorders

Brain-Based Communication Disorders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Leonard L. LaPointe,Bruce E. Murdoch,Julie A. G. Stierwalt
Editor: Plural Publishing
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Brain-Based Communication Disorders by Leonard L. LaPointe,Bruce E. Murdoch,Julie A. G. Stierwalt Summary

Brain-Based Communication Disorders introduces the reader to the major clinically recognized types of acquired speech/language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders encountered by clinicians working with child and adult neurological cases. The text provides contemporary and state-of-the-art content on these disorders in terms of their neuropathological bases, clinical symptomatology, and prognosis. Basic anatomy and physiology of human communication and swallowing is introduced, as well as the neural mechanisms controlling speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing functions. In addition to the traditional acquired speech/language disorders of the nervous system (aphasia; neuromotor speech disorders) content including communication impairments caused by traumatic brain injury, multisystem blast injuries, and degenerative disorders of the nervous system is also provided. The reader is also introduced to the principles that govern the assessment and treatment for both pediatric and adult populations.