ERIC Number: ED030234
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Cleft Palate; A Multidiscipline Approach.
Stark, Richard B., Ed.
Nineteen articles present a multidisciplinary approach to the management of facial clefts. The following subjects are discussed: the history of cleft lip and cleft palate surgery; cogenital defects; classification; the operation of a cleft palate clinic; physical examination of newborns with cleft lip and/or palate; nursing care; anesthesia; initial and secondary repair of cleft lip and cleft palate; repair of cleft alveolus; oral surgery; orthodontics; prosthodontics; and tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. Also considered are hearing evaluation, airway obstruction, language and speech development, language, speech, and hearing therapy, postoperative evaluation of cleft palate surgery experimental techniques, social service, and etiological factors. Photographs, line drawings, and a 408-item bibliography are included. (LE)
Descriptors: Auditory Evaluation, Classification, Cleft Palate, Clinics, Congenital Impairments, Dentistry, Etiology, Exceptional Child Services, Incidence, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Acquisition, Medical Case Histories, Medical Evaluation, Medical Services, Nursing, Physical Disabilities, Social Services, Speech Handicaps, Speech Therapy
Hoeber Medical Division, Harper & Row, Publishers, 49 East 33rd Street, New York, New York 10016 ($16.00)
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