Voice Disorders

ISBN-10: 1597564931

ISBN-13: 9781597564939

Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)

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List price: $98.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Plural Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/10/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 379
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Respiratory Anatomy and Physiology
The Lungs
The Trachea
The Bronchi
The Thorax
The Ribs
The Diaphragm
The Abdominal Wall
Driving Forces of the Respiratory System
How Does the Human Body Generate These Respiratory Forces?
Passive and Active Forces of the Respiratory System
The Respiratory System and Voice Production
Relaxation Pressure Curve
Using the Right Terminology
Biofeedback Techniques
Laryngeal Anatomy and Physiology
Laryngeal Anatomy
Laryngeal Structure: Pieces and Parts
Laryngeal Muscles
What Are the Vocal Folds Made of, Exactly?
Laryngeal Ligaments and Membranes
Extrinsic Membranes
Intrinsic Membranes
Aryepiglottic Folds
Arterial Supply of the Larynx
Laryngeal Nerve Supply
Laryngeal Development (Infancy to Adulthood)
Adult Male and Female Differences in Laryngeal Anatomy
Age Effects on Laryngeal Anatomy
Mechanisms for Changing Pitch
What Is a Vocal Register?
Mechanism for Changing Loudness
Vocal Health
Basic Issues Related to Vocal Health
Recovery Process
Contributors to Poor Vocal Health
The Specialty of Otolaryngology
Case History
The Physical Examination
Laryngoscopic Techniques
Instrumental Assessment
Digital Laryngostroboscopy
General Methods for Collection of Aerodynamic Signals
Laryngeal Aerodynamic Variations
Laryngeal Aerodynamics as a Function of Aging
Laryngeal Aerodynamics Differences as a Function of Sex
Laryngeal Aerodynamic Changes as a Function of Speech Task
Using Aerodynamics for Examination of Voice Disorders
Acoustic Analysis of Voice
Voice Range Profile
Short-Term Perturbation
Relative Noise Level
Spectral Measures
Fast Fourier Transform (FFT)
Vowel Spectrum
Long Term Average Spectrum
Auditory-Based Measures of Voice Quality
Perceptual Rating Scales
Voice Handicap Scales and Quality of Life Scales
Voice Handicap Index
Voice-Related Quality of Life Scale
Appendix 4-1
Appendix 4-2
Appendix 4-3
Appendix 4-4
Vocal Pathology
Etiology of Voice Disorders
Vocal Lesions
Pathology Classifications
Incidence of Voice Disorders
Structural Pathologies of the Vocal Folds
Vascular Lesions
Functional Voice Disorders
Neurologically Based Voice Disorders
Neurologic Voice Disorders
Other Neurological Cases
Vocal Rehabilitation
Voice Therapy
The Evolving Process of Voice Therapy
Definition of Treatment Efficacy
Voice Therapy Approaches: What Are They?
Special Cases
Voice Therapy for School-Age Children with Voice Disorders
Biofeedback Techniques
Defining a Voice Outcome
Criteria for Termination of Therapy
Definition of Treatment Effectiveness
Appendix 7-1
Management: Phonosurgery
Surgical Treatment of Dysphonia
Office Based Procedures
General Considerations in the Surgical Approach to the Larynx
Microlaryngoscopy with Nodule Removal
Microflap Dissection
Laser Laryngoscopy
Laryngeal Microdebrider Dissection
Injection Augmentation
Laryngeal Framework Surgery
Selected Clinical Cases
Appendix 8-1
Management of Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer Statistics
Causes of Head and Neck Cancer
Mechanisms and Sites of Laryngeal Cancer
Multidisciplinary Team
Primary Symptoms Associated with Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer Sites
Head and Neck Cancer Types
Staging of Head and Neck Cancers
American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging (AJCC)
Treatment Options for Head and Neck Cancers
Surgical Options for Laryngeal Cancer
Role of the Voice Pathologist
Web Sites Helpful for Head and Neck Cancer Information and Support
Developing a System to Track Outcomes with the Head and Neck Cancer Population
Appendix 9-1
Vocal Performance
The Singing Voice
The Voice Care Team
Performer Classifications
Etiology of Dysphonia in Vocal Performers
Compensatory/Cover Techniques Used by Vocal Performers
Singers and "Support"
Clinical Assessment of Vocal Performers
The Medical, Social, and Singing History
Speaking Voice Assessment
Singing Voice Assessment
Training and Techniques Specific to Performance Voice
Singing Health
Professional Associations
Case Studies
Appendix 10-1
Drug Types and Effects on Voice
Drug Interactions
Patient-Specific Factors
Drug Administration
Drug Classes
Psychoactive Medications
Drug Compliance
Herbal Supplements/Alternative Medicines
Special Populations
Appendix 11-1
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