Diagnosis and Treatment of Voice Disorders / Edition 3

Diagnosis and Treatment of Voice Disorders / Edition 3

by John S. Rubin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1597560073

ISBN-13: 9781597560078

Pub. Date: 01/28/2006

Publisher: Plural Pub Inc

The new third edition of Diagnosis and Treatment of Voice Disorders is the up-to-date and accessible reference for the range of professionals who care for patients with voice disorders. Over 60 well-known contributors provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to the characteristics of voice disorders, diagnostic procedures and techniques, and treatment…  See more details below

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The new third edition of Diagnosis and Treatment of Voice Disorders is the up-to-date and accessible reference for the range of professionals who care for patients with voice disorders. Over 60 well-known contributors provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to the characteristics of voice disorders, diagnostic procedures and techniques, and treatment models.
Each contributor, an expert of their respective field, conveys the complexities of the science of the human voice, and together they present current best practices in voice.
The book has been significantly revised and updated to cover advances in the science and medicine of voice disorders, including a substantial increase in coverage of the formation of the larynx; new insights provided by functional brain imaging; the musculoskeletal system in voice disorders; surgical diagnostic evaluation techniques; infant and pediatric voice disorders; drug effects, interaction and complications; laryngopharyngeal reflux and voice disorders; treatment options in non-surgical management; and extensively revised information on surgery for laryngeal cancer. In addition, new chapters have been added including: The Neurology of Stuttering, Transnasal Esophagoscopy; Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Voice Disorders; Corticosteroid Use in Otolaryngology; The Effects of Posture on Voice; and management of Adult Onset Subglottic and Tracheal Stenosis.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597560078
Publisher:
Plural Pub Inc
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
815
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
1Formation of the Larynx: From Homeobox Genes to Critical Periods3
2Laryngeal Development17
3Anatomy of the Human Larynx27
4Functional Fine Structures of the Human Vocal Fold Mucosa41
5Microanatomy of the Vocal Fold Musculature49
6Benign Vocal Fold Pathology Through the Eyes of the Laryngologist69
7Laryngeal Function During Phonation87
8Laryngeal Neurophysiology107
9Dynamic Disorders of Voice: A Chaotic Perspective on Vocal Irregularities113
10Research in Laryngology131
11History and Physical Examination of Patients With Voice Disorders137
12Evaluation of Laryngeal Biomechanics by Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy171
13Introduction to the Laboratory Diagnosis of Vocal Disorders183
14Measuring Vocal Fold Function191
15Laryngeal Electromyography221
16Laryngeal Photography and Videography233
173D Laryngeal CT Scan for Voice Disorders: Virtual Endoscopy-Virtual Dissection257
18The Evaluation of Voice Outcomes and Quality of Life285
19Voice Impairment, Disability, Handicap, and Medical/Legal Evaluation291
20Common Medical Diagnoses and Treatment in Patients With Voice Disorders303
21Congenital Anomalies of the Larynx321
22Voice Disorders in the Pediatric Population345
23The Larynx: A Hormonal Target355
24Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Voice Disorders381
25Infectious and Inflammatory Disorders of the Larynx393
26Neurologic Disorders and the Voice409
27Vocal Fold Paralysis435
28Management of Spasmodic Dysphonias457
29Psychologic Aspects of Voice Disorders479
30Medications and the Voice513
31The Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist in the Treatment of Voice Disorders527
32The Role of the Voice Specialist in the Non-medical Management of Benign Voice Disorders537
33Laryngeal Manipulation561
34Special Considerations for the Professional Voice User583
35Laryngotracheal Trauma597
36Surgical Management of Benign Voice Disorders619
37Laryngeal Framework Surgery641
38Laryngeal Reinnervation659
39Premalignant Lesions of the Larynx667
40Surgery for Laryngeal Cancer679
41Diagnosis and Management of Postoperative Dysphonia701
Index717

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