Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist , 6th Edition
- The perfect reader-friendly introduction to the neurology of speech and language
- Emphasizes the neurological mechanisms involved in communication disorders in children and adults
The concise, easy-to-understand Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist, 6th Edition provides students and clinicians with a practical guide for the study and understanding of neurology in speech-language pathology (SLP). Correlated with clinical syndromes and diseases seen in SLP, it gives you a solid understanding of the nervous system, including: development of the nervous system, organization of the brain, protective mechanisms, descending motor and ascending sensory pathways, and cranial nerves. New content, case studies, and a strong clinical focus make this new edition essential as you move into practice.
- Case studies and clinical applications in clinically oriented chapters provide you with realistic clinical applications.
- Presents complex information clearly in a concise, easy-to-understand manner.
- Clinical emphasis throughout makes this text valuable as you move into clinical practice - and prepare for the Praxis exam.
- Evolve companion website has vocabulary flashcards and study questions with answers so students can assess their knowledge.
- Key terms in each chapter and an end-of-text glossary give you easy access to accurate, concise definitions.
|Author Informaiton||By Wanda Webb, PhD, Assistant Professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN and Richard K. Adler, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor, Department of Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences, Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN|
|Table of Content||1. Introduction to Speech-Language Neurology
2. Organization of the Nervous System I
3. Organization of the Nervous System II
4. Neuronal Function in the Nervous System
5. Neurosensory Organization of Speech and Hearing
6. Neuromotor Control of Speech
7. The Cranial Nerves
8. Clinical Speech Syndromes of the Motor Systems
9. Central Language Mechanisms and Learning
10. Adult Disorders of Language
11. Pediatrics: The Developing Brain
12. Pediatric Clinical Speech Syndromes
13. Pediatric Disorders of Language
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