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    Reza Shaker, Caryn Easterling, Peter C. Belafsky, Gregory N. Postma, editors.
    Summary: 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.

    Part 1. General Consideration in Evaluation of Dysphagic Patients
    Establishing a Comprehensive Center for Diagnosis and Therapy of Swallowing Disorders
    Clinical Evaluation of Patients with Dysphagia: Importance of History Taking and Physical Exam
    Part 2. Commonly used tests for evaluation of deglutitive disorders
    Radiographic Evaluation of the Oral/Preparatory and Pharyngeal Phases of Swallowing Including the UES: Comprehensive Modified Barium Swallow Studies
    Radiographic Evaluation of the Esophageal Phase of Swallowing
    Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
    Laryngopharyngeal Sensory Testing
    Unsedated Transnasal Esophagoscopy: Endoscopic Evaluation of Esophageal Phase of Deglutition
    Manometry of the UES Including High-Resolution Manometry
    Manometric Assessment of the Esophagus
    Esophageal pH and Impedance Monitoring
    Pharyngeal pH and Impedance Monitoring
    Part 3. Management of Oral Pharyngeal Dysphagia in Adults
    Oropharyngeal Strengthening and Rehabilitation of Deglutitive Disorders
    Shaker Exercise
    Mendelson Maneuver and Masako Maneuver
    Effortful Swallow
    Compensatory Strategies and Techniques
    Part 4. Management of Oral Pharyngeal Dysphagia in Pediatrics
    Rehabilitative Maneuvers and Exercise
    Compensatory Strategies and Techniques
    Special Consideration in the Evaluation of Infants and Children with Deglutitive Disorders.
    Digital Access Springer 2013