Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition

  • Reza Shaker
  • Caryn Easterling
  • Peter C. Belafsky
  • Gregory N. Postma

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. General Consideration in Evaluation of Dysphagic Patients

  3. Commonly Used Tests for Evaluation of Deglutitive Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. Marc S. Levine, Marc S. Levine
      Pages 49-84
    3. Susan E. Langmore, Joseph Murray
      Pages 85-101
    4. Jonathan E. Aviv
      Pages 103-114
    5. Jeffrey L. Conklin
      Pages 151-176
    6. Eytan Bardan
      Pages 177-215
    7. Robert T. Kavitt, Michael F. Vaezi
      Pages 217-234
  4. Management of Oral Pharyngeal Dysphagia in Adults

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 235-235
    2. Jacqueline A. Hind, JoAnne Robbins
      Pages 237-255
    3. Caryn Easterling
      Pages 257-268
    4. Cathy Lazarus
      Pages 269-280
    5. Maggie-Lee Huckabee, Phoebe Macrae
      Pages 281-298
    6. Susan G. Butler, Cathy A. Pelletier, Catriona M. Steele
      Pages 299-316
  5. Management of Oral Pharyngeal Dysphagia in Pediatrics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 317-317
    2. Justine Joan Sheppard
      Pages 319-348
    3. Claire Kane Miller, J. Paul Willging
      Pages 349-388
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 397-412

About this book


Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition is a comprehensive multidisciplinary text bringing together the research and practice of deglutition.  This book is designed as a diagnostic and therapeutic reference for swallowing clinicians from such diverse backgrounds as gastroenterology, speech language pathology, otolaryngology, rehabilitation medicine, radiology and related fields.

Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition covers information on state-of-the–art diagnostic and therapeutic modalities through contributions from 28 innovators and master clinicians for the benefit of patients and providers alike. It concisely organizes the wealth of knowledge into one comprehensive information platform.

This book is an essential reference for all deglutologists, clinicians, and researchers in their areas of expertise.

Editors and affiliations

  • Reza Shaker
    • 1
  • Caryn Easterling
    • 2
  • Peter C. Belafsky
    • 3
  • Gregory N. Postma
    • 4
  1. 1.Div. Gastroenterology & HepatologyMedical College of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA
  2. 2., Dpt of Communication Sciences & DisorderUniversity of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeMilwaukeeUSA
  3. 3., Dpt Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surg.UC Davis Medical CenterSacramentoUSA
  4. 4.Ctr for Voice, Airway & Swallowing Disor, Department of OtolaryngologyGeorgia Health Sciences UniversityAugustaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-3778-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-3779-6
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