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.
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.