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Acquired language disorders : a case-based approach / Evelyn R. Klein, James M. Mancinelli.

Author/creator Klein, Evelyn R. author.
Other author/creatorMancinelli, James M., author.
Format Electronic and Book
EditionThird edition.
Publication Info San Diego : Plural Publishing, Inc., [2021]
Description1 online resource (xvii, 327 pages) : illustrations
Supplemental Content Direct link to eBook
Contents An Overview of Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology Related to Acquired Language Disorders (ALD) -- Assessment and Service Delivery in Acquired Language Disorders -- The Major Non-Fluent Aphasias -- The Fluent Aphasias -- Other Aphasic Syndromes -- Right Hemisphere Disorder -- Traumatic Brain Injury -- Dementia -- Encephalopathy -- Selected Treatment Programs and Approaches
Abstract "Acquired Language Disorders: A Case-Based Approach, Third Edition, is a practical, easy-to-follow, informative guide for students and clinicians. The authors present each case from an impairment-based perspective with practical application to improving activities of daily living, as well as a social interactive perspective to create a wholistic picture of each case. For people with aphasia, clinicians are encouraged to consider not only language but also executive functions, attention, memory, and visuospatial skills. Information in the text coordinates the assessment process to a treatment plan informed by the Aphasia: Framework for Outcome Measurement (A-FROM) model, an expansion from the World Health Organization (WHO) International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). This edition begins with a review of the basics of brain-behavior relationships and pertinent medical terminology for treating individuals who have a neurological impairment. Each disorder is then introduced in a case-based format that includes a case scenario with a photo, functional analysis of the patient, critical thinking/learning activities, a diagnostic profile, the new Target Assessment Snapshot, treatment considerations, and a Venn diagram of the A-FROM Model with patient goals for each case. Special features include "Test Your Knowledge" sections based on 10 patient scenarios along with an answer key, a Quick Reference Diagnostic Chart for ALDs, and a Functional Communication Connections Worksheet for treatment planning purposes"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Source of descriptionPrint version record.
Issued in other formPrint version: Klein, Evelyn R. Acquired language disorders. Third edition. San Diego : Plural Publishing, Inc., [2021] 9781635500974
ISBN9781635500981 (electronic bk.)
ISBN1635500982 (electronic bk.)

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