Vocal Pathologies

Author: James Paul Dworkin
Publisher: Singular
ISBN: 9781565936232
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Voice and Laryngeal Disorders

Author: Sally K. Gallena
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323046223
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

The Voice Diagnostic Protocol

Author: Shaheen N. Awan
Publisher: Aspen Pub
Format: PDF, Docs
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This practical manual, intended for both students and clinicians, prov ides detailed information regarding the rationale and procedures for a n array of readily available, relatively low-cost methods of voice ana lysis that are collectively called the "Voice Diagnostic Protocol." Th e book focuses on how to do a comprehensive assessment of voice functi on, incorporating history-taking; perceptual analysis; objective analy sis of vocal frequency, intensity, and quality; examination of structu res; evaluation of respiratory and phonatory ability and control; and evaluation of the possible effects of excessive muscular tension. Each diagnostic procedure covered includes a discussion of its purpose, it s theoretical basis, guidelines for use, related normative data, and i nterpretation of possible abnormal responses . Case studies, an electr onic tutorial with actual voice samples, and an extensive list of refe rences enhance in-depth study.

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.

Motor Speech Disorders

Author: Donald B. Freed
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1635500966
Format: PDF
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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

Understanding Voice Problems

Author: Janina K. Casper
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781742399
Format: PDF, ePub
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Now in its 3rd edition, this book emphasizes the physiological perspective of voice disorders & the behavioral & emotional factors that can influence these changes. Coverage includes in-depth explorations of patient-interviewing, history-taking, examination & testing.

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Author: Ronald B. Gillam
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284107035
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, Third Edition 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.