This popular national and international best seller is a must for your library! The fourth edition features new, updated test questions based on the very latest edition of the Praxis examination. It is a comprehensive review, study guide, textbook and reference rolled into one.Only the most current, important, and relevant information is extracted from the entire field of speech-language pathology. Each chapter includes practice questions in multiple-choice formats, along with answers.Quick response codes (QR codes) throughout the chapters can be scanned to lead you immediately to relevant websites with extended information.More than 500 contemporary references have been added, and current topic areas (e.g., telepractice, addressing the needs of medically fragile infants) are addressed. The appendix gives practical test-taking strategies based upon the latest version of the Praxis exam--readers are sure to boost their chances of passing the first time! Experienced professionals will find this resource to be a helpful, quick reference for the very latest updated information in a wide variety of areas.
Author: Dennis M. Ruscello
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2009-12-03
With approximately 1,400 practice questions – more than any other exam review – this book provides the most complete, reliable preparation available for the PRAXIS II subject assessment examination. Review questions can be selected to match the style and question distribution of the real exam to familiarize you with the examination experience and help you build test-taking confidence. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included.
Author: Alex F. Johnson
Release Date: 2016-11-23
The updated edition of this classic is essential for all practitioners and advanced students. The editors artfully synthesize the pathology of voice, speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders with practical guidance. Insightful viewpoints and viable solutions are provided for patient management issues including neurological and physical challenges, surgical implications, and medical ethics, in the context of the continuum of health care settings. The underlying causes of communication and swallowing impairments are explored in detail, along with respective treatment modalities. Starting with an overview of key considerations, the latest evidence-based science is presented throughout 22 chapters. Topics include differential diagnosis of adult communication and swallowing disorders, assessment and management approaches, and diagnostic tools such as imaging and endoscopy. New chapters are devoted to: Motor speech disorders Education for medical speech-language pathologists Aphasia Pediatric traumatic brain injury End of life communication and swallowing disorders
Author: A. Embry Burrus
Publisher: Plural Publishing
Release Date: 2016-08-01
In Professional Communication in Speech-Language Pathology: How to Write, Talk, and Act Like a Clinician, Third Edition, the authors introduce student clinicians to the various types of written and verbal communication they will encounter across three different clinical settings: university clinics, medical settings, and public schools. The text is written in a student-friendly manner, with appendices that provide examples of correspondence, diagnostic and treatment reports, data sheets, and important acronyms in medical and school settings. Chapters cover verbal interactions with families, allied professionals, and supervisors, as well as written communication across the university, medical, and school settings. Also included are scenarios written in the form of vignettes that address issues of ethics, interviewing, and procedures for managing protected health information. The third edition also includes expanded coverage of: Writing measurable short-term goalsElectronic medical recordsGenerational differencesProfessional writingProfessional written correspondenceUpdated documentation requirements
Author: M. N. Hegde
Publisher: Delmar Pub
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Widely recognized as one of the most valuable resources in speech-language pathology, the respected Hegde's PocketGuide to Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology is now in its third edition. Designed as a companion volume to the Hegde's PocketGuide to Treatment in Speech-Language Pathology, Third Edition, it provides clinical practitioners and students in communication sciences and disorders a quick reference for assessment techniques. The most desirable features of a specialized dictionary of terms, clinical resource book, and textbook of assessment are combined in this single, easy-to-access resource. Assessment procedures are provided in a "do this" format. Information not directly related to assessment procedures has been moved to the new Hegde's PocketGuide to Communication Disorders, allowing for expanded coverage of assessment procedures and the addition of important new entries, making this edition more relevant and useful than ever!
Author: J. Anthony Seikel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2015-01-19
ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY FOR SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND HEARING, Fifth Edition, provides a solid foundation in anatomical and physiological principles relevant to communication sciences and disorders. Ideal for speech-language pathology and audiology students, as well as practicing clinicians, the text integrates clinical information with everyday experiences to reveal how anatomy and physiology relate to the speech, language, and hearing systems. Combining comprehensive coverage with abundant, full-color illustrations and a strong practical focus, the text makes complex material approachable even for students with little or no background in anatomy and physiology. Thoroughly updated to reflect current trends, techniques, and best practices, the Fifth Edition of this acclaimed text is supported by innovative Anatesse learning software—now accessible online via PC, Mac, and tablet devices—featuring tutorials, interactive quizzes, and other resources to help students of all learning styles master the material and prepare for professional licensing exams. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Patricia F. White
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
Release Date: 2001
* Trusted bedside companion * Unique format contains a great number of tables and lists for quick reference * Important updated pharmacological section * Convenient pocket size Trusted bedside companion Includes important updated appendix on commonly prescribed drugs and their effects on the speech and language process Convenient pocket size
Author: W. Chad Nye
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Dependable study tool to help students prepare for the National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology that leads to their professional certification. Audiotapes contain many valuable hours of lectures by experts in their fields.
Author: Kay T. Payne
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2001
This updated second edition of How to Prepare for the NESPA, reflects the new title of the examination (Praxis) and once again provides students and clinicians with the only test preparation manual available for this examination. Readers will find the same essential chapters that focus on test-taking skills and study strategies; however, these have been updated to reflect current information and integrate sample questions that are more similar to those they will encounter on the Praxis examination in Speech-Language Pathology.
Combining a strong multicultural emphasis with an effective blend of research and practice, this introductory textbook is unique to the field of speech-pathology. Language Disorders in Children, 1/e is written in an engaging and easy-to-read style and provides a valuable foundation for students with little to no background in language disorders. Unparalleled in the field for its emphasis on child language disorders through a culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) perspective, this text devotes several chapters exclusively to serving children from CLD backgrounds. Strongly grounded in research with a focus on evidence-based practice, this text examines the full scope of language disorders in children, and offers several pedagogical devices within the text which help students interact with and learn the material.
Author: Russell J. Love
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Genre: Health & Fitness
Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist presents the fundamentals in understanding the nervous system in the context of communication. The book takes into consideration the nervous anatomic systems, such as sensory pathways. The text first introduces the speech-language neurology, and then proceeds to discussing the organization and neural function of the nervous system. Next, the book relates the nervous anatomic systems to language, speech, and hearing. The text also covers clinical speech syndromes and disorders. The book will be most useful to speech pathologists and therapists. Neurologists and neurosurgeons will also greatly benefit from the text.