HIV/AIDS Related Communication, Hearing, and Swallowing Disorders

De Wet Swanepoel, Brenda Louw
SKU: P231
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Disorders in communication, hearing, or swallowing are almost universally associated with HIV/AIDS, making this book an indispensable resource for health care professionals, including physicians, nurses, speech-language pathologists, and audiologists. It combines the accumulated experience and knowledge of a multidisciplinary group of internationally recognized authors. Information is structured for easy access with concise updates on the current understanding of communication, hearing, and swallowing disorders associated with HIV/AIDS and includes clinical strategies for identification, diagnosis, and intervention across all ages. It also incorporates novel chapters on aspects such as HIV/AIDS-associated balance disorders, clinical ethics, psychosocial impact, and infection control, making it the complete reference and clinical resource in the field.



  • Caroline Menezes, Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (2010):
    "... Well-organized and has a nice flow. ... The depth and quality of information makes the book an easy guide for both neophytes and the seasoned speech-language pathologists treating communication disorders in the HIV/AIDS patient population."


Details: 456 pages, Illustrated (B/W), Softcover, 6 x 9"
ISBN13: 978-1-59756-262-1
Release Date: 01/02/2010