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Evidence-Based Practice in Speech Pathology

Evidence-Based Practice in Speech Pathology

Sheena Reilly , Jenni Oates

ISBN: 978-1-861-56320-0

Dec 2003

380 pages

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$95.99

Description

This text introduces therapists and speech pathologists to the principles of evidence-based practice and guides readers to the best available evidence regarding the management of a range of disorders within speech pathology. It should be applicable to speech pathologists at any stage of their clinical career, as well as being of use to speech pathology students and other health care professionals.

The book is organized into three sections. In the first, the subject of evidence-based practice is introduced. Its application to the profession of speech pathology is addressed and types and levels of evidence are described. The second part focuses on a number of sub-specialist areas of speech pathology practice (dysphagia; paediatric motor speech disorders; aphasiology; voice; paediatric language and AAC). In the third section of the book the authors demonstrate how to apply the principles of evidence-based practice to clinical practice, to research and to education.

Part One -Introducing Evidence-based Practice.

The Move to evidence-based Practice Within Speech Pathology.

What Constitutes Evidence.

Part Two - Presenting The Evidence.

The Evidence Base for The Treatment of cognitive or Communicative Disorders After Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults.

The Evidence Base for Treatment of Stuttering.

The Evidence Base for The management of Individuals Wtih Voice Disorders.

The Evidence Base for The management of Dysphagia.

The Evidence Base for The Diagnosis of Developmental language Disorders.

Research in Clinical Practice.

The Evidence Base for The management of "late Talkers".

The Evidence Base for The Evaluation and management of Motor Speech Disorders in Children.

The Evidence Base for The treatment of Phonological and Articulation Disorders in Children.

The Evidence base for The Treatment of Phonological and Articulation Disorders in Children.

The Evidence Base for Augmentative and Alternative Communication.

Part Three - examining Practice and Future Directions.

Translating Evidence Into Practice.

Evidence-based Practice in Speech Pathology - Future Directions.

"...recommended reading..." (Child Language Teaching and Therapy Journal, August 2005; Issue 21)