Management of Adult Neurogenic Dysphagia, 1st Edition

  • Maggie Lee Huckabee, M.A., CCC/SLP University of Memphis, Tennessee
  • Cathy A. Pelletier, M.S., CCC/SLP
  • ISBN-10: 1565937317  |  ISBN-13: 9781565937314
  • 350 Pages
  • © 1999 | Published
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This innovative text addresses issues related to the management of the adult petient who has dysphagia - an area of clinical interest that is relatively new as much of the existing literature has focused on the physiologic and diagnostic aspects of dysphagia. Concentrating on long-term management and complete rehabilitation efforts when appropriate. Management of Adult Neurogenic Dysphagia serves as a valuable reference for treatment planning, clinical management, and dialogues regarding ethical dilemmas in service delivery to the patient with neurogenic dysphagia.

Features and Benefits

  • Clearly delineates the terminology and practices associated with compensatory versus rehabilitative technique in neurogenic dysphagia
  • Includes comprehensive treatment planning and selection of techniques based on physiologic abnormalities, rather than symptomatology
  • Provides in-depth discussion of various biofeedback modalities and reviews the challenge of diet modification terminology and standard practices
  • Reviews surgical and pharmacological management of the dysphagia patient

Table of Contents

Foreword by John C. Rosenbek, Ph.D. Issues in Dysphagia Management. Framework for Intervention. Rehabilitation of Dysphagia. Biofeedback Modalities: Surface Electromyography. Other Biofeedback Modalities: Endoscopy, Ultrasound, Auscultation, Oximetry. Compensatory Interventions for Dysphagia. Malnutrition and Dehydration in Dysphagia. Non-Oral Nutrition. Oral Nutrition Interventions for Dysphagia. Special Issues of Feeding Dependency. Surgical Management of Dysphagia of Neurogenic Origin. Legal and Reimbursement Issues of Documentation. The Patient’s Perspective. Appendix A: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Code of Ethics. Appendix B: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Statement of Practices and Procedures of the Board of Ethics. Appendix C: Medicare Intermediary Manual Part 3-Claims Process.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Maggie Lee Huckabee, M.A., CCC/SLP

University Clinic of Neurology, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Functional Brain Immaging, Vienna Autria. University of Memphis, Tennessee.