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Voice and Laryngeal Disorders

A Problem-Based Clinical Guide with Voice Samples

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.

Paperback, 248 Pages

Published: October 2006

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04622-0


  • Part I: Case Studies

    Reinke’s Edema

    Vocal Cord Dysfunction

    Habit Cough

    Muscle Tension Dysphonia

    Puberphonia Travis

    Vocal Nodules and Cysts

    Spasmodic Dysphonia

    Vocal Cord Paralysis

    Transgender Voice: Male to Female

    Post Laryngectomy Speech

    Resonance Disorders: Oral-Nasal Balance

    Part II: Evaluation


    ASHA 2004 Preferred Practice Patterns for the
    Profession of Speech-Language Pathology

    Basic Voice Evaluation Equipment & Materials

    Task Modifications & Props for Children

    Anterior View of the Laryngeal Cartilages

    Endoscopic View of a Normal Larynx

    Sample Otolaryngology Report

    Adult Case History

    Child Case History

    Voice Evaluation Form

    Stroboscopy Evaluation Rating Form (SERF)

    University of Wisconsin Stroboscopy Assessment of

    Consensus Auditory - Perceptual Evaluation of Voice:

    Voice Tasks (CAPE-V)

    Consensus Auditory - Perceptual Evaluation of Voice:

    Score Sheet (CAPE-V)

    Rainbow Passage

    Towne-Heuer Passage

    Music Notes to Corresponding Frequencies

    A Compilation of Voice Norms for: Phonation
    Duration, S/Z Ratio, Speech Rate, Loudness,
    and Pitch

    Laryngeal Areas Most Sensitive to Muscle Tension

    Neck and Extrinsic Laryngeal Muscles Sensitive to

    Voice Handicap Index (VHI)

    Reflux Symptom Index (RSI)

    The Structures and Valves of the Speech Mechanism

    Vagus Nerve Diagram

    Vocal Cord Paralysis - Vagus Nerve Involvement:
    Lesion Location & Effects (3 Scenarios)

    Speech and Voice Tasks for Assessing Spasmodic

    Sample Otolaryngology Report for Spasmodic

    Speech and Voice Tasks for Assessing Nasal

    Male-to-Female Communication Assessment

    Sample Pulmonology Report: Vocal Cord Dysfunction

    Vocal Cord Dysfunction Patient Interview

    Sample Pulmonology Report: Habit Cough

    Habit Cough Patient Interview

    Signs and Symptoms of Depression

    Types and Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders

    Part III: Treatment

    Therapy Overview

    ASHA 2004 Preferred Practice Patterns for the
    Profession of Speech-Language Pathology

    Guidelines for Voice Therapy

    A Guideline for Formulating Goals for Voice and
    Laryngeal Treatment

    A Sample Hierarchy for Mask Focus: A Treatment
    Technique for Vocal Hyperfunction

    Methods for Evaluating Clients’ Performance

    Department of Speech-Language Pathology: Voice
    Therapy Progress Note

    Essential Components for a Well Balanced Voice

    The Laryngeal Palpation and Massage

    Treatment for Vocal Cord Dysfunction: VCD
    Breathing Strategy

    Treatment for Habit Cough: A Plan for the SLP
    Cough Management Chart

    Voice Care Tips

    Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Information

    Sources of Caffeine

    Counseling Tips for the SLP

    Part IV: Learning Opportunities

    Respiration Lab

    Voice Analysis Lab

    Resonance Lab

    Alaryngeal Speech Lab

    Part V: “Unsolved” Case Studies

    Unsolved Case Study Guided Learning Example:
    Muscle Tension Dysphonia

    Unsolved Case Studies: Pediatric

    Unsolved Case Studies: Adult


    Additional Readings

    ASHA Code of Ethics


    List of Illustrations


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