Written by renowned experts in the field, the updated edition of this classic textbook is essential for all practitioners and advanced students involved in the field. The editors artfully synthesize the complex pathology of speech-language disorders with practical guidance covering full scope of practice, resulting in a perfectly balanced text. The underlying degenerative, neurogenic, and psychogenic causes of speech-language impairments are explored in detail, along with respective treatment modalities. Starting with an overview of key considerations, the latest evidence-based science is presented throughout 22 chapters. Topics include differential diagnosis of adult communication and swallowing disorders, assessment and management approaches, and diagnostic tools such as imaging and endoscopy. Major Sections Neurological Communication DisordersDisorders of Swallowing and VoicePatient Medical ManagementCritical Care Collaboration New chapters are devoted to motor speech disorders, education for medical speech-language pathologists, aphasia assessment and management, pediatric traumatic brain injury, and end of life communication and swallowing disorders. Leading neurologists, otolaryngologists, and nurse practitioners contribute their expertise, reflecting the multidisciplinary aspects of this field. Enhanced with reader-friendly tables, charts, and illustrations, the third edition is a comprehensive, must-have guide. For graduate-level students and practicing speech-language pathologists, this book is certain to be an invaluable and frequently referenced resource. von Johnson, Alex F. und Jacobson, Barbara H.