Higher Education

Deglutition and Its Disorders: Anatomy, Physiology, Clinical Diagnosis and Management, 1st Edition

  • Adrienne L. Perlman, Ph.D.
  • Konrad S. Schulze-Delrieu, M.D.
  • ISBN-10: 1565936213  |  ISBN-13: 9781565936218
  • 546 Pages
  • © 1997 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $234.00



The disorders associated with deglutition continue to be challenging to a wide range of professionals from different specialties as the structures and mechanisms involved transgress the boundaries of conventional scientific and clinical disciplines. Deglutition and Its Disorders is an insigtful and long - awaited book.

Features and Benefits

  • Current information about normal and disordered swallowing in a manner that bridges the gap between various disciplines.
  • Information that forms a basis for a common language and an opportunity for interdisciplinary research and clinical care.
  • Information that has been missing from the literature and is useful in clinical care.
  • Vital content that addresses areas of current controversy.

Table of Contents

List Of Contributors. Introduction To The Field Of Deglutition And Deglutition Disorders. Topography And Functional Anatomy Of The Swallowing Structures. Functional Controls Of Deglutition. Respiratory Functions And Complications Related To Deglutition. Clinical Assessment Of Dysphagia. Radiographic Contrast Examination Of The Mouth, Pharynx & Esophagus. Examination Of The Pharynx & Larynx & Endoscopic Examination Of Pharyngeal Swallowing. Diagnostic Methods To Evaluate Swallowing Other Than Barium Contrast. Electromyography In The Functional & Diagnostic Testing Of Deglutition. Esophagoscopy & Tests Of Esophageal Function. Neurologic Diseases Affecting Oropharyngeal Swallowing. Disease & Operation Of Head And Neck Structures Affecting Swallowing. Esophageal Diseases. Swallowing & Feeding In The Pediatric A Patient. Therapy For Orophayngeal Swallowing Disorders. Medical & Surgical Treatment Interventions In Deglutitive Dysfunction. Glossary. Answers To Multiple Choice Questions. Index.