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Author Hurtig, Richard, author.

Title Augmentative and alternative communication in acute and critical care settings / Richard Hurtig and Debora Downey.

Publication Info. San Diego : Plural Publishing, [2009]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (225 pages) : illustrations
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents History of AAC -- Challenges -- The impact of assistive technology (AT) in acute care settings -- Assessment protocol -- Switches as the first step to establishing communication -- Iowa AAC templates -- Mounting/access issues -- Pain management -- Environmental control units (ECU) -- Bad news : communication issues -- Cases -- Setting up and funding an assistive technology service -- Useful products and links.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics.
People with disabilities -- Means of communication.
Communication devices for people with disabilities.
Critical care medicine.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Downey, Debora, author.
Other Form: Print version: Hurtig, Richard. Augmentative and alternative communication in acute and critical care settings. San Diego : Plural Publishing, [2009] xiv, 209 pages ; 26 cm 9781597560795 (DNLM)101481402
ISBN 9781597560795 (alk. paper)
1597560790 (alk. paper)
9781597567824 (e-book)

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