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Clinical Measurement of Speech & Voice, 2nd Edition

  • Ronald J. Baken Ph.D. Assoc. Professor of Otolaryngology at New York Medical College
  • Robert F. Orlikoff Ph.D. Assoc. Professor, Dept. Audiology and Speech Paqthology at Memphis State University
  • ISBN-10: 1565938690  |  ISBN-13: 9781565938694
  • 864 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1997
  • © 2000 | Published
  • List Price = $ 319.95
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Overview

This comprehensive book has become an internationally recognized standard reference on measurement of physiological and acoustical aspects of speech and voice. It is specifically written for those without a technical background and includes a wide assortment of observational and measurement techniques. It offers explanations of their theoretical and technical foundations, comparisons of instrumental techniques, and extensive graphics to inform the clinician's choice of appropriate measurement tools. Just as important, this book includes extensive summaries of test results, allowing a particular patient's performance to be assessed in a valid context.

Features and Benefits

  • Comprehensive approach provides "one stop shopping" for help with all aspects of speech and voice measurements.
  • Specifically written for clinicans with a focus on everyday problems of speech assessment
  • Extensive illustrations clarify instrumentation arrays, equipment, and test results
  • Includes new chapter on digital data and data-processing
  • Expanded test data summaries reflect the latest findings

Table of Contents

Analog Electronics. Digital Systems. General Purpose Tools. Speech Intensity. Vocal Fundamental Frequency. Laryngeal Function. Air Pressure. Airflow and Volume. Laryngeal Function. Velopharyngeal Function. Speech Movements.