Increasingly, speech-language pathologists have been working with
individuals who have tracheostomy and/or ventilator dependency. This new book
covers all the basic science and clinical concepts that speech-language
pathologists need to know to effectively manage these patients.
expert discussions of a full range of topics: tracheostomy tubes &
mechanical ventilators; complications associated with tracheostomy; ethical
issues; speaking & swallowing options; and more! Plus, unique to this book,
you'll find pulmonary and critical care topics integrated with the communication
and swallowing information-an essential feature for speech-language pathologists
who require a clear, concise reference for understanding respiratory physiology
and mechanical ventilation.
- Numerous case studies,
illustrations, and algorithms give you the information you need to be effective
in a clinical setting
- Clinical competencies for assessing and measuring staff
performance-essential in today's health care environment
you need to know to understand how to manage tracheostomy and ventilator
dependency in one user-friendly volume
- Extensive coverage of ethical issues,
pediatric considerations, and post-hospitalization care
Ventilator Dependency: Management of Breathing, Speaking, and Swallowing is a
must-have clinical reference for SLP's looking for a comprehensive, integrated
approach to the management of these difficult cases. Written by experts in the
field, you'll find it to be an invaluable guide to understanding the
interdependencies of breathing, speaking, and swallowing.
|Item Weight:||1.95 pounds|
|Item Size:||0.8 x 10 x 10 inches|
|Package Weight:||1.9 pounds|
|Package Size:||7.1 x 0.8 x 0.8 inches|
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