Designed for use in bedside evaluations of patients referred for swallowing function assessment. The Mann Assessment of Swallowing Ability is a quick and reliable tool. It is an efficient and cost-effective assessment tool allowing clinicians to evaluate patients and determine which ones are true candidates for more involved instrumental evaluation. This tool may also be utilized for monitoring swallowing skills over time. The manual will include a technical manual as well as step-by-step user's guide. The user's guide section will also include information on how to use the instrument for outcomes data collection, monitoring patient status, and other clinical applications other than its primary purpose.
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"The purpose is to introduce a standardized, quick, and easy bedside test for the measurement of acquired neurological oropharyngeal dysphagia. The book meets this objective. The author also proposes that the tool be used to determine the need for more inolved instrumental testing and to monitor swallowing skills over time. The indended audience includes practicing speech-language pathologists, speech-language pathology students, clinical educators in dysphagia, and other allied health professionals specializing in swallowing disorders. The assessment is a useful screening tool in determining the need for instrumental testing." -- Gloria Chi-Fishman, Ph.D. (National Institute of Health)
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Descrizione libro Singular, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 1. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0769302696