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Clinical Voice Disorders : 4th Edition - Arnold E. Aronson

Clinical Voice Disorders

4th Edition

Hardcover Published: 13th May 2009
ISBN: 9781588906625
Number Of Pages: 336

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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. Book features:

  • 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.

Industry Reviews

[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 Association

"Voice 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 Review

Praise for the previous edition:

"Should be a part of every voice therapist's library."--American Journal of Otolaryngology

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

ISBN: 9781588906625
ISBN-10: 1588906620
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 13th May 2009
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 1.19
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: New edition

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