Cleft Palate & Craniofacial Anomalies, Effects on Speech and Resonance

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Author: Ann W. Kummer
Edition: 002
Product Type: Book w/Multimedia (CD, DVD or Electronic)
ISBN 13: 9781418015473
ISBN 10: 1418015474
Copyright: 2008

Price: $232.95

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Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies: Effects on Speech and Resonance is the only book of its kind that covers both oral and facial anomalies and cleft palate. Designed as a how-to guide for the practicing clinician, this book emphasizes what students, clinicians new to this population, and any member of a cleft palate team need to know in the workplace. It includes information on common craniofacial anomalies, associated anomalies, and genetic syndromes. Everything from basic information on anatomy, physiology, and embryology of the face and oral cavity to oral, dental, and ENT anomalies and their effects on speech, resonance, and feeding are covered. The evaluation section includes the perceptual evaluation of speech and resonance, the intraoral examination, and instrumental assessment procedures. The treatment section includes surgical procedures, prosthetic devices, and therapies designed to address speech, resonance, and velopharyngeal dysfunction. The need for multidisciplinary team assessment and treatment is also emphasized throughout.


  • Free CD-ROM! Containing audio and video clips to help you learn to identify specific speech characteristics of patients with cleft palate and craniofacial disorders
  • Critical Thinking Questions allow you to synthesize and apply chapter principles
  • Over 150 new photographs
  • Over 250 photos and illustrations show various cleft palate and craniofacial anomalies as well as testing and equipment used in the treatment of these disorders
  • Case Studies illustrate how chapter information applies to real-life situations
  • Term definitions in text and an extensive glossary of terms and concepts enable learning and review
  • Reference material that can be distributed to patient parents and guardians

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