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Author Hallowell, Brooke, author.

Title Aphasia and other acquired neurogenic language disorders : a guide for clinical excellence / Brooke Hallowell, PhD, CCC-SLP.

Publication Info. San Diego, CA : Plural Publishing Inc., [2017]


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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 709 pages) : illustrations (some color).
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 595-671) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary This clinical guide strategically addresses scientific foundations, service delivery, international and multicultural perspectives, assessment, and treatment. Organized to maximize learning, the book is adaptable for multiple pedagogic methods for classroom-based courses, independent study, and online learning. This text provides clinicians and students a pathway for quality and effectiveness in clinical practice.--description provided by publisher.
Contents Welcome and introduction. Welcome to the fantastic world of research and clinical practice in acquired neurogenic cognitive-linguistic disorders! ; Becoming the ultimate excellent clinician ; Writing and talking about people with disabilities -- Foundations for considering acquired neurogenic language disorders. Defining and conceptualizing aphasia ; The WHO ICF and its relevance to acquired neurogenic communication disorders ; Etiologies of acquired neurogenic language disorders ; Neurophysiology and neuropathologies associated with acquired neurogenic language disorders ; Neuroimaging and other instrumentation ; Language in the context of aging -- The nature of neurogenic disorders of cognition and language. Syndromes and hallmark characteristics of aphasia ; Cognitive-communicative disorders association with traumatic brain injury ; Cognitive-communicative disorders associated with right-hemisphere syndrome ; Cognitive-communicative disorders associated with dementia and other neurodegenerative conditions -- Delivering excellent services. Contexts for providing excellent services ; Engaging proactively in advocacy and legal and ethical concerns ; Global aspects of clinical aphasiology -- Assessment. Best practices in assessment ; Psychometric aspects of assessment and assessment processes ; Problem-solving approaches to differential diagnosis and confounding factors ; Test, scales, and screening instruments ; Discourse sampling and conversational analysis ; Documenting assessment results and considering prognosis -- Theories and best practices in intervention. Best practices in intervention ; Theories of intervention -- General treatment approaches. General approaches for enhancing cognitive-linguistic abilities ; Facilitating communication in people with dementia ; Counseling and life coaching ; Complementary and integrative approaches -- Specific treatment approaches. Promoting compensatory strategies in conversation ; Enhancing overall expressive language ; Improving word finding and lexical processing ; Improving syntax ; improving reading and writing.
Subject Language disorders.
Language disorders -- Treatment.
Language disorders. (OCoLC)fst00992363
Language disorders -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst00992376
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / General
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MEDICAL / Diseases
MEDICAL / Evidence-Based Medicine
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine
Language Disorders -- physiopathology.
Language Disorders -- therapy.
Language Disorders -- diagnosis.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hallowell, Brooke. Aphasia and other acquired neurogenic language disorders. San Diego, CA : Plural Publishing Inc., [2017] 9781597564779 (DLC) 2015037113 (OCoLC)922019600
ISBN 9781597569552 (electronic bk.)
1597569550 (electronic bk.)
9781597564779 (pbk.)
159756477X (pbk.)

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