- Paperback: 176 pages
- Publisher: Slack Incorporated; 1 edition (October 1, 2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1630911593
- ISBN-13: 978-1630911591
- Format: Original Publisher PDF.
- File Size: 8.1 MB.
Laryngeal cancer is a complex medical condition, and its treatments, both surgical and nonsurgical, typically affect a variety of life functions. These complex consequences of laryngeal cancer necessitate that many different medical specialties work together as a cohesive, collaborative care team to support patients and their caregivers/families.
Despite the interdisciplinary treatment that laryngeal cancer requires, many resources offer the perspective of only one specific profession. Laryngeal Cancer: An Interdisciplinary Resource for Practitioners caters to the team approach that is needed to provide patients with evidence-based treatment and maximize outcomes.
To fill this need for an interdisciplinary text, Drs. Jennifer Campion Friberg and Lisa Vinney bring together a wide range of medical professionals to represent their unique perspectives on the treatment of patients with laryngeal cancer. Each chapter addresses a different critical aspect of the interdisciplinary care and how they impact the other aspects, written by experts in
Sample Chapters Include:
- Medical and Surgical Diagnosis
- Airway and Respiratory Challenges
- Nutrition and Swallowing Challenges
- Psychosocial Care of the Patient
Laryngeal Cancer: An Interdisciplinary Resource for Practitioners
by Jennifer Campion Friberg EdD CCC-SLP BRS-CL (Author), Lisa A Vinney PhD CCC-SLP (Author)