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.
HIV/AIDS-Related Communication, Hearing, and Swallowing Disorders: Interview with De Wet Swanepoel, PhD
Douglas L. Beck, AuD speaks with Dr. Swanpoel co-editing his book, HIV/AIDS-Related Communication, Hearing and Swallowing Disorders.
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."
SECTION I. BACKGROUND
- Chapter 1. Global Perspective on HIV/AIDS and Associated Communication, Hearing, and Swallowing Disorders
De Wet Swanepoel and Brenda Louw
- Chapter 2. Pathogenesis of HIV Infection and Disease Progression
- Chapter 3. Diagnosis and Management of HIV/AIDS
- Chapter 4. Infection Control for Communication, Hearing, and Swallowing Disorders
A. U. Bankaitis
- Chapter 5. Psychosocial Impact of HIV/AIDS in Communication Disorders
- Chapter 6. Ethical Challenges in HIV Research and Clinical Care
Ann Bartley Williams
SECTION II. COMMUNICATION DISORDERS
- Chapter 7. Communication Disorders in Children with HIV/AIDS
Thomas L. Layton and Jianping (Grace) Hao
- Chapter 8. Communication Disorders in Adults with HIV/AIDS
SECTION III. AUDITORY AND BALANCE DISORDERS
- Chapter 9. External and Middle Ear Disorders Associated with HIV/AIDS
Ivan Dieb Miziara, Ali Mahmoud, Raimar Weber, Fernanda Alves Sanjar, and Bárbara Elvina Ulisses Parente Queiroz
- Chapter 10. Sensory and Neural Auditory Disorders Associated with HIV/AIDS
Natalie Stearn and De Wet Swanepoel
- Chapter 11. Balance Disorders Associated with HIV/AIDS
Louis Hofmeyr and Malcolm Baker
SECTION IV. SWALLOWING AND FEEDING DISORDERS
- Chapter 12. Dysphagia and Related Assessment and Management in Children with HIV/AIDS
- Chapter 13. Dysphagia and Related Assessment and Management in Adults with HIV/AIDS
Alexandra M. Stipinovich
About The Authors
De Wet Swanepoel, PhD, is an Associate Professor and clinical research audiologist at the Department of Communication Pathology, University of Pretoria, South Africa, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas at Dallas, Callier Center for Communication Disorders. His research and clinical interests are in the field of early identification and diagnosis of infants with hearing loss, including electro-physiologic and electroacoustic assessment procedures. Dr. Swanepoel also has an interest in auditory functioning in special populations such as persons infected with HIV/AIDS. He has received several awards and research grants for his work in these areas from institutions like the Medical Research Council and National Advisory Council on Innovation. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and regularly presents at international conferences. He is also a regional editor for the International Journal of Audiology and reviews for several international journals.
Dr. Brenda Louw is a professor in Speech-Language Pathology and Head of the Department Communication Pathology, University of Pretoria, South Africa. She is also the Director of the Centre for Early Intervention in Communication Pathology. She is a National Research Foundation rated researcher with extensive editorial experience and specialist areas of expertise spanning Early Intervention, Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Disorders, Children with HIV/AIDS and Research Ethics. She has published widely and regularly presents at international conferences on these topics. She is also actively involved in projects to promote Cleft Care in Africa.