Vocal Pathologies: Diagnosis, Treatment & Case Studies, 1st Edition

  • includes DVD
  • James Paul Dworkin, Ph.D. Wayne State University
  • Robert J. Meleca, M.D. Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State Univeristy School of Medicine
  • ISBN-10: 156593623X  |  ISBN-13: 9781565936232
  • 346 Pages
  • © 1997 | Published
  • List Price = $ 226.95
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Of the several voice disorders texts currently available, none is as comprehensive and relevant as Vocal Pathologies: Diagnosis, Treatment and Case Studies. Accompanied by speech samples on two audio compact disks, this book is an invaluable resource for professionals and students alike. This new and innovative package is of widespread appeal to academicians, clinical supervisors, speech-language pathologist and otolaryngologists.

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Features and Benefits

  • Two free audio CD's containing speech samples.
  • Fifty-one case studies which examine the history, examination findings, diagnosis and treatment of each patient.
  • Explores the applications of acoustic, speech aerodynamic, and videostroboscopic instrumentation in both the differential diagnoses and treatment of disorders.
  • Provides detailed, updated descriptions of phonosurgical alternatives.
  • Presents extensive behavioral voice therapy techniques for benign and malignant disorders incorporating the use of decision-tree diagrams and log sheets for recording and teaching patient responses to intervention.

Table of Contents

Anatomy And Physiology Of Phonation. Evaluating The Patient. Pathologies Of The Larynx: Voice Disorders. Surgical Alternatives For Nonmalignant And Malignant Laryngeal Pathologies. Nonsurgical Voice Improvement Strategies. Case Studies. ADDITIONAL CASES WITH VOICE SAMPLES. INDEX TO VOICE SAMPLES ON CD. Index.


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Student Supplements

Vocal Pathologies: Diagnosis, Treatment & Case Studies (Book Only)  (ISBN-10: 1111319685 | ISBN-13: 9781111319687)

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DVD  (ISBN-10: 1111535361 | ISBN-13: 9781111535360)

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

James Paul Dworkin, Ph.D.

Professor of Otolaryngology, Wayne State University