Covers tracheostomy and ventilator issues in all ages
Practical and easy to read
Incorporates anatomical drawings and photographs
Written especially for speech-language pathologists
Tracheostomy Tubes and Ventilator Dependence in Adults and Children written by Kelly VanDahm and Sally Sparks-Walsh is a handbook written especially for speech-language pathologists and covers tracheostomy and ventilator issues in all ages. Practical and easy to read, this book incorporates anatomical drawings and photographs into the text. Through this book VanDahm and Sparks-Walsh cover anatomical overview, individuals with complex medical needs, endotracheal and tracheostomy tubes, communication options, tracheostomy and dysphagia, and hygiene issues. This book also includes reproducible protocols for swallowing and in-line speaking valve trials, normal values for monitoring an individual's condition, an extensive glossary, and vendor list.
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