Clinical Voice Disorders

Clinical Voice Disorders

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By (author) Arnold E. Aronson, By (author) Diane Bless

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  • Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc
  • Format: Mixed media product | 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 218mm x 279mm x 25mm | 1,157g
  • Publication date: 13 May 2009
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1588906620
  • ISBN 13: 9781588906625
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 191 illustrations (approx.)
  • Sales rank: 126,828

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Praise for the previous edition: Should be a part of every voice therapist's library. - American Journal of Otolaryngology The 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.

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Emeritus Professor, Department of Communication Disorders, Clinical Science Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA

Review quote

[Recommended] to speech pathologists with an interest in the voice...It is likewise useful for otolaryngologists, especially those who care for voice patients and work with voice therapists...[H]ighlights areas of overlapping expertise. --Journal of the American Medical AssociationVoice development, structure, and physiology are explored in depth...The DVD provides many case examples excellent for...training the clinician's observation skills...[Dr.] Aronson's dysarthria differential diagnosis segment on the DVD: FANTASTIC!--Doody's ReviewPraise for the previous edition: Should be a part of every voice therapist's library.--American Journal of Otolaryngology

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Praise for the previous edition: "Should be a part of every voice therapist's library." -"American Journal of Otolaryngology"The 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 conceptsIdeal 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.

Table of contents

1) Introduction to Clinical Voice Disorders 2) Normal Voice Development 3) Voice Disorders of Structural Origin 4) Nasal Resonatory Disorders 5) Neurologic Voice Disorders 6) Spasmodic Dysphonia 7) Clinical Voice Evaluation 8) Psychogenic and Other Behavioral Voice Disorders 9) Psychodiagnostic Interviewing and Counseling for Voice Disorders 10) Studies in Clinical Diagnosis 11) Treatment of Voice Disorders 12) Special Considerations for the Professional Singer 13) Extended Case Studies in Psychogenic Voice Disorders Chapters to be put on supplemental CD: 14) Evolution of the Larynx and Respiratory System 15) Embryology of the Larynx and Respiratory System 16) Anatomy and Physiology of Respiration 17) Respiration for Speech 18) Anatomy and Physiology of Phonation