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♠Book: Introduction to Clinical Methods in Communication Disorders
♣Author: Rhea Paul
♥Publisher: Brookes Pub
♦Release: 2007
★Genre: Medical
☘Pages: 366
✸ISBN: 1557668795
✿Language: English, Spanish, And French


✒SUMMARY: Ideal for students in clinical methods courses or professionals seeking a reliable reference handbook, this bestselling text will prepare pre? and in?service practitioners to provide the best possible services for people with communication disorders. Cove

♠Book: Introduction to Clinical Methods in Communication Disorders
♣Author: Rhea Paul
♥Publisher: Brookes Pub
♦Release: 2014
★Genre: Education
☘Pages: 417
✸ISBN: 1598572865
✿Language: English, Spanish, And French


✒SUMMARY: The bestselling core textbook on communication disorders is better than ever with this new third edition, thoroughly revised and based on updated ASHA standards. Covering a broad range of disorders and developmental levels, this text gives future professionals up-to-date guidance on evidence-based practice from more than 20 academics and working clinicians. Preservice SLPs and audiologists will get a comprehensive guide to contemporary clinical practice--one theyâe(tm)ll use for the rest of their careers to provide the best possible services for people with communication disorders. An essential text for all students in clinical methods courses and a reliable reference for practicing professionals! Access the NEW ONLINE COMPANION MATERIALS now! ALL THE LATEST ON implementing evidence-based practice to improve client outcomes aligning everyday practice with the ASHA Code of Ethics collecting communication samples conducting effective assessment and implementing interventions understanding public policies that affect clinical practice ensuring sensitive and efficient clinical communications, including counseling clients, documenting findings, and recording treatment outcomes delivering services skillfully across settings, including homes, hospitals, and schools working with families from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds providing successful family-centered services making sound decisions about assistive technology WHATâe(tm)S NEW: New chapters on assessment, the role of research in clinical practice, communication sampling procedures, and cultural diversity Updated ASHA standards Coverage of new legislation and regulations New bases of evidence for the intervention chapter Updated clinical communication chapter with more coverage of electronic records and HIPAA compliance Expanded service delivery chapter that discusses the emerging roles of SLPs and AUDs.

♠Book: Introduction to Communication Disorders A Lifespan Evidence Based Approach Global Edition
♣Author: Robert E. Owens
♥Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
♦Release: 2015-02-27
★Genre: Medical
☘Pages: 472
✸ISBN: 9781292070254
✿Language: English, Spanish, And French


✒SUMMARY: For introductory courses in communication sciences and disorders A clear, comprehensive introduction to communication sciences and disorders, with an evidence-based, lifespan perspective. This text provides a thorough introduction to communication sciences and disorders designed for undergraduate-level students. The new Fifth Edition continues the evidence-based, lifespan perspective. It reviews and explains the most recent research evidence pertaining to the assessment and treatment of communication disorders from birth through the end of life in a clear, comprehensible fashion. Each chapter is concise, yet provides comprehensive information appropriate for an introductory-level text. Students gain a basic foundation in the areas of anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanisms, and an overview of the various disorders that affect voice, fluency, articulation, language, cognition, swallowing, and hearing, along with detailed descriptions of the varying etiologies that cause these impairments. The authors describe specific evaluation procedures and tools for each disorder, and discuss efficacious management approaches and techniques for both child and adult populations. Case studies, evidence-based practice summary boxes, video examples, and technical and photographic illustrations are featured in each chapter as a means to maximize the student’s learning experience. In addition, Check Your Understanding and thought questions are also provided in each chapter to ensure student comprehension of information. The new Fifth Edition is also updated to align with ASHA’s new 2014 standards pertaining to voice and resonance disorders.

♠Book: Audiology and Communication Disorders
♣Author: Larry Humes
♥Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
♦Release: 2013-09-03
★Genre: Medical
☘Pages: 400
✸ISBN: 9781469833262
✿Language: English, Spanish, And French


✒SUMMARY: Audiology and Communication Disorders: An Overview, 2nd Edition is an innovative learning system that makes important audiology concepts accessible to beginning students, while providing instructors with the depth of coverage needed for more advanced students through a diverse range of assignable online articles, case studies, and multimedia activities developed to integrate seamlessly with the main text. Using the innovative communication chain model throughout the book, authors Larry Humes and Fred Bess cover structure and function of the auditory system; auditory disorders; audiologic measurement; screening for hearing loss and middle ear status; prosthetic devices for the hearing impaired; and rehabilitation and habilitation for individuals with impaired hearing. Boxed learning activities, case study vignettes, and commentaries help students understand key concepts and their clinical applications. The Second Edition has been updated with new content, new case studies, and additional disorders, and is supported by extensive online resources, including videos and animations that bring concepts to life, a wide range of articles, a pronunciation glossary, a question bank, labeling exercises, an interactive screening test, an anatomy and physiology image bank, case studies, and audio demos.

♠Book: Neuroscience for the Study of Communicative Disorders
♣Author: Subhash Chandra Bhatnagar
♥Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
♦Release: 2002
★Genre: Medical
☘Pages: 440
✸ISBN: 0781723469
✿Language: English, Spanish, And French


✒SUMMARY: This revised, updated Second Edition continues to give students a strong foundation in neuroanatomy as it applies to speech-language pathology and audiology. New features include: additional and revised color illustrations and tables to reinforce technical details; an expanded clinical discussion section with more case studies; and a technical glossary in the appendix. This concise, yet comprehensive, user-friendly book is the only neuroscience text that meets the educational needs of students who study communication disorders. For more information, visit http://connection.LWW.com/go/bhatnager.

♠Book: Communication and Communication Disorders
♣Author: Elena M. Plante
♥Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
♦Release: 2012-09-13
★Genre: Medical
☘Pages: 384
✸ISBN: 9780133091007
✿Language: English, Spanish, And French


✒SUMMARY: This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Featuring contributions from leading experts, Communication and Communication Disorders: A Clinical Introduction, 4e blends science, clinical applications, and introductory concepts to help readers develop a sound understanding of the field. Appropriate for both majors and non-majors, the text’s consistent format and unifying organization address communication disorders involving articulation, fluency, voice and swallowing, language, and hearing. Focusing on communication disorders over the lifespan, the text balances speech-language pathology and audiology and includes separate chapters devoted to child and adult disorders. This edition includes a new chapter on pediatric audiology; expanded discussion of language acquisition; and more information on autism, ADHD, intellectual disabilities, and childhood aphasia. Case illustrations, figures, and photographs are used liberally to illustrate concepts and a capstone chapter highlights possible careers.

♠Book: Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders
♣Author: Robert H. Brookshire
♥Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
♦Release: 2014-09-16
★Genre: Medical
☘Pages: 512
✸ISBN: 9780323290920
✿Language: English, Spanish, And French


✒SUMMARY: Get the tools you need to evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with neurogenic communication disorders! Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders, 8th Edition provides a solid foundation in the neurology of communication, as well as the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, assessment, and management of commonly encountered neurogenic communication disorders in adults. A concise, evidence-based approach shows how to measure and treat abnormalities such as aphasia, dysarthria, right-hemisphere syndrome, and traumatic brain injury syndrome. This edition is updated with new coverage of laboratory tests, blast-related injuries to the head, and medications for dementia. Created by neurogenic communication disorders educator Robert H. Brookshire and continued by Malcolm R. McNeil, this bestselling text will enhance your skills in the rehabilitation of clients with neurogenic communication disorders. A clear, concise approach makes complex material easy to follow and understand. Clinical vignettes show how to apply principles to practice and illustrate how patients are evaluated and treated. Thought questions at the end of each chapter are based on realistic scenarios and challenge you to assess your understanding, think critically, and apply information to clinical situations. Suggested answers are included in the appendix. Clinically relevant sidebars include related facts, information, and tips for recall or therapy. More than 200 photographs and images include anatomic illustrations, scans using various brain imaging techniques, and examples of assessment tests. Evidence-based practice is reinforced by the use of scientific, evidence-based rationales to support the effectiveness of treatment approaches. Student-friendly features enhance learning with chapter outlines, critical thinking exercises, medical protocols, sample paperwork, patient transcripts, commonly used medical abbreviations, and a glossary with definitions of key vocabulary. General Concepts summary points highlight the most important material in each chapter. NEW content on closed-head injuries as a consequence of blast injury is included in the Traumatic Brain Injury chapter, addressing a pathophysiology often found in Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans. UPDATED content includes new information on medications for treatment of persons with dementia, the latest laboratory tests for neurologic assessment, and the most current cognitive rehabilitation approaches. NEW! More Thought questions in each chapter help you apply concepts to clinical situations. Additional content on evidence-based practice includes systematic reviews and meta-analyses relating to the efficacy and effectiveness of specific treatment approaches. Additional graphics, clinical photographs, and tables depict key information and concepts.

♠Book: Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders
♣Author: Lauren Nelson
♥Publisher: Plural Pub Incorporated
♦Release: 2013
★Genre: Medical
☘Pages: 247
✸ISBN: 1597564915
✿Language: English, Spanish, And French


✒SUMMARY: The second edition of Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders: Methods for Systematic Inquiry has been updated with new references and resources throughout. The chapter on research ethics was expanded to include broader coverage of responsible conduct of research and the impact of HIPAA. Additional information, reflecting current practices in evidence based practice, has been added to the chapters on research questions, research design, statistics, and reporting research. Two cases studies, designed to promote discussion, are included in the chapters on research ethics and quantitative research design. Tables illustrating example studies from communication sciences and disorders journals have been added to the chapters on nonexperimental and experimental design, and the coverage of qualitative research designs has been expanded. Chapter 10 now includes a section on preparing a review of literature.

♠Book: Counseling in Communication Disorders
♣Author: Audrey L. Holland
♥Publisher: Plural Publishing
♦Release: 2013-10-09
★Genre: Medical
☘Pages: 341
✸ISBN: 9781597569088
✿Language: English, Spanish, And French


✒SUMMARY: Counseling in Communication Disorders: A Wellness Perspective, Second Edition is a highly regarded textbook for graduate counseling courses in speech-language pathology and audiology programs. The counseling skills introduced in this book are based on the model of positive psychology, a rapidly growing branch of psychology that focuses on mental health and well-being and how to achieve and maintain these states. By incorporating the key elements of positive psychology into clinical practice, speech pathologists and audiologists can more effectively help patients live productively and successfully with their communication problems. The authors offer examples, exercises, and specific techniques for working with individuals and families who have communication disorders acquired in adulthood, for working with parents of children with catastrophic conditions that are present at birth, and for working both with children and families of those whose communication disorders are incurred in childhood or adolescence. In addition, they also feature one-on-one activities and model workshop examples for use with groups. For the second edition, the authors have updated the literature on positive psychology and incorporated the importance of focusing on change into the text. In addition, they have: Expanded the coverage of child and school issues to make the content more relevant to parents and teachers.Devoted one chapter exclusively to addressing the unique needs of children or adolescents.Expanded the adult section to include recent information and interest in adults with mild cognitive impairment.

♠Book: Clinical Observation
♣Author: Georgia Hambrecht
♥Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
♦Release: 2011-08-25
★Genre: Medical
☘Pages: 280
✸ISBN: 9780763776510
✿Language: English, Spanish, And French


✒SUMMARY: Health Sciences & Professions