MEDICAL SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY: A DESK REFERENCE, 3rd edition is an easily accessible quick reference that details procedures, practices and terminology aimed specifically at the needs of the medically based speech-language pathologist. New to this edition, the resource covers the latest medical care delivery and procedures, including those related to pediatric care and end of life issues., Also discussed are skill-based clinical competencies for career development.
Table of Contents
1: Speech-Language Pathology in Medical Settings.
2: Communicating Information and Record-Keeping.
3: Vital Signs and the Physical Examination.
4: Mental Status and the Neurological Examination.
5: Nutrition, Hydration, and Swallowing.
6: Medical Genetics.
7: Imaging Studies and Radiologic Oncology.
8: Infectious Diseases and Infection Controls.
9: Cardiac, Pulmonary, and Hematologic Functions.
10: Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders.
11: Acute and Critical Illnesses.
13: Surgeries and Other Procedures.
14: Rehabilitation Medicine and Geriatrics.
Appendix A: Selected Normal Laboratory Values and Ranges.
Appendix B: Anatomical Figures.