Vocal Pathologies

Author: James Paul Dworkin
Publisher: Singular
ISBN: 9781565936232
Format: PDF, ePub
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Accompanied by speech samples on two audio compact disks, this book is an invaluable resource for professionals and students alike. Features: two free audio CDs containing speech samples; fifty-one case studies which examine the history, examination findings, diagnosis, and treatment of each patient; explores the applications of acoustic, speech aerodynamic, and videostroboscopic instrumentation in both the differential diagnoses and treatment of disorders; provides detailed, updated description of phonosurgical alternatives; and presents extensive behavioral voice therapy techniques for benign and malignant disorders incorporating the use of decision-tree diagrams and log sheets for recording and teaching patient responses to intervention. This new and innovative package is of widespread appeal to academicians, clinical supervisors, speech-language pathologist, and otolaryngologists.

Motor Speech Disorders

Author: Donald B. Freed
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1635500966
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Motor Speech Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment, Third Edition offers a detailed yet streamlined introduction to motor speech disorders for graduate students and beginning clinicians. The text offers a brief historical overview of motor speech disorders, providing useful context for understanding the technology and methodology used by modern speech-language pathologists for evaluation and treatment. The text also provides a practical introduction to the human motor system and detailed coverage of six pure dysarthrias, mixed dysarthria, and apraxia of speech. Key Features: Chapter outlines identify the major topics discussed in each chapterA concise summary effectively wraps up each chapter to emphasize key points for studentsEnd-of-chapter study questions prompt review and application of topics discussed in each chapterBolded key terms throughout and an end-of-book glossaryVideos of real life cases studies featuring patients with motor speech disorders New to the Third Edition: Updated chapters with the latest research on motor speech disorders, with particular attention to new studies of treatment proceduresNow with full-color illustrations, providing significantly better visualization and understanding of neuroanatomy

The Performer s Voice Second Edition

Author: Michael S. Benninger
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1597568821
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Performer's Voice, Second Edition presents a comprehensive approach to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of voice disorders as well as up-to-date voice care and injury prevention information--specifically related to actors, singers, and other voice professionals. This second edition is completely updated with six new chapters and contributions from leading voice professionals. Written in an accessible, straightforward style, The Performer's Voice, Second Editionappeals to medical professionals, vocal coaches, and professional performers. This text not only serves as an effective resource for practitioners and clinicians who provide state-of-the-art treatment to voice professionals, but also provides professional vocalists and coaches with insight into what to look for when seeking treatment. The authors have dedicated their careers to voice disorders and prevention of voice injury as well as education and research to advance the science and art of voice care. The diversity of authors' backgrounds supports the importance of a multidisciplinary approach in the care of voice disorders.

Fundamentals of Information Systems Security

Author: David Kim
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284043010
Format: PDF, ePub
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PART OF THE NEW JONES & BARTLETT LEARNING INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY & ASSURANCE SERIES!Fundamentals of Information System Security provides a comprehensive overview of the essential concepts readers must know as they pursue careers in information systems security. The text opens with a discussion of the new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with the transformation to a digital world, including a look at how business, government, and individuals operate today. Part 2 is adapted from the Official (ISC)2 SSCP Certified Body of Knowledge and presents a high-level overview of each of the seven domains within the System Security Certified Practitioner certification. The book closes with a resource for readers who desire additional material on information security standards, education, professional certifications, and compliance laws. With its practical, conversational writing style and step-by-step examples, this text is a must-have resource for those entering the world of information systems security.Instructor Materials for Fundamentals of Information System Security include:PowerPoint Lecture SlidesExam QuestionsCase Scenarios/Handouts.

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Author: Ronald B. Gillam
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 076377975X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice is an excellent introductory text for undergraduate students enrolled in their first course in communication sciences and disorders. Written by experts in the field, this text contains basic information about speech disorders that are related to impairments in articulation, voice, and fluency; language disorders in children and adults; and hearing disorders that cause conductive and sensorineural hearing losses. It includes basic information on the speech, language, and hearing sciences and practical information about assessment and intervention practices. Unlike some other introductory text books, this book also includes chapters on multicultural issues, deafness, dysarthria, and dysphagia. The key ancillary features of this book that makes it unique are the CD and Companion Web site. The accompanying CD contains numerous high-quality videos that demonstrate every critical aspect of speech, language, and hearing disorders. The CD enables professors to provide information about common or unusual cases in a single, highly accessible format, and it enables students to watch the segments many times over to make the most of the enhanced learning opportunities they provide. A fun way to aid learning comprehension, the Companion Web site has an interactive glossary, flashcards, and crossword puzzles for an additional review of key terms. CD features: • Audio and video clips so students can see and hear the human communication disorders they read about. • Examples of hearing tests as they are being given. • Short communication segments demonstrating the types of communication disorders reviewed in the text. Instructor Resources Include: PowerPoint Slides, Image Bank, and Test Bank questions and answer key

Clinical Voice Disorders

Author: Arnold E. Aronson
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1588906612
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Praise for the previous edition:Should be a part of every voice therapist's library.--American Journal of OtolaryngologyThe fourth edition of Clinical Voice Disorders is an up-to-date, practical reference for the management of voice disorders caused by structural and neurologic etiologies, as well as psychogenic disorders. The book provides a solid foundation for understanding the relationship between biology and clinical assessment; how neuromechanism relates to disorders; and the complex nature of behavioral voice disorders and treatment. An expanded collection of clinical case studies provides the valuable opportunity to work through real-life examples of frequently encountered problems. New to this edition is a DVD-ROM with videos that provide a window into clinical interviewing, enabling viewers to observe Dr. Aronson's techniques and approaches to therapy. Additional chapters on the DVD-ROM present the evolution and embryology of the larynx and respiratory system, covering vital respiration, respiration for speech, and the anatomy and physiology of phonation. Demonstrations of vocal fold vibratory patterns, stroboscopic examples of various pathologies, and audio samples of dysarthric voices enable clinicians to apply concepts presented in the text. Highlights: Detailed presentation of the voice examination Evidence-based approaches that guide the reader through decision making and to the confident selection of treatments and therapies New chapter presenting the special considerations for treating the professional singer In-depth coverage of the laryngeal and respiratory anatomy and physiology--topics frequently omitted in textbooks on voice disorders Nearly 200 photographs and illustrations demonstrating key concepts Ideal for students in graduate-level speech-language pathology programs and clinicians treating patients with voice disorders, this multimedia resource is indispensable for mastering the philosophy and clinical management for the full range of clinical voice pathologies.

Phonosurgery

Author: Charles N. Ford
Publisher: Raven Pr
ISBN: 9780881677720
Format: PDF, ePub
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Phonosurgical anatomy; physiology of phonation; functional assessment; reinnervation techniques; adjunctive therapy.

Voice and Laryngeal Disorders

Author: Sally K. Gallena
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323046223
Format: PDF, Docs
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This interactive workbook-style text highlights important concepts in the evaluation and treatment of voice and laryngeal disorders. It features 24 case studies for 11 disorders, plus audio samples to help students and entry-level clinicians become familiar with a broad spectrum of voice disorders, diagnostic report information, and treatment plans. It is an ideal review tool for those seeking certification. Five sections cover Case Studies, Evaluation, Treatment, Learning Opportunities and Unsolved Case Studies to build clinician knowledge and practical skills. Speech disorders across the life span are detailed through overviews, efficacy data to support therapy techniques, case studies and pre- and post-therapy audio samples. Case Studies teach students to analyze and describe disordered voices and engage in diagnostic and treatment plan processes. Accompanying CD contains 30 audio samples of voice disorders, solutions to Labs and Unsolved Case Studies, electronic copies of evaluation forms and other resources to be used in the clinical setting. Clinical forms and templates are included for use in assessing and treating various speech disorders. Pediatric and adult "unsolved" case studies require students to solve problems, develop treatment plans, and refine clinical writing skills via written summaries, recommendations and goals. Unsolved Case Studies encourage critical thinking, problem solving, assessment and clinical documentation skills essential for clinical practice. Addresses clinical competencies in voice, resonance, and alaryngeal speech as specified by ASHA Knowledge and Skills Acquisition (KASA) Summary Form for certification. Speech-Language Pathology PRAXIS exam topics are addressed to prepare students for the exam.