Voice Disorders Scope of Theory and Practice

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-03-20
  • Publisher: Pearson

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A comprehensive look at voice disorders covering causes, symptoms, evaluation, and treatment
Voice Disorders: Scope of Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition, presents a comprehensive account of the field of voice in the early years of the new millennium. The book is meant for graduate students in speech-language pathology as well as practicing professionals who would appreciate an up-to-date yet easy-to-read reference.
The text integrates a comprehensive and in-depth discussion of the anatomy, physiology, and neurology of specific voice disorders including causes, symptoms, evaluation, and treatment approaches. Discussion of multicultural perspectives, evidence-based practice, quality of life, and the WHO International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health provides readers with a current framework for clinical management.
The 2nd Edition incorporates new research, and revised and reorganized material to help students quickly and easily grasp important theoretical and clinical concepts.
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Author Biography

Dr. Carole Ferrand earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. She obtained her Master’s and PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Penn State University. Dr. Ferrand has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Speech Science, Phonetics, Anatomy and Physiology, and Voice Disorders at Hofstra University since 1989. Her research has focused on acoustic and perceptual aspects of both healthy and dysphonic voices, as well as acoustic markers of code switching in bilingual speakers. Her text, Speech Science: An Integrated Approach to Theory and Clinical Practice, 4th Edition, was published by Pearson Education in 2018. When not writing books, Dr. Ferrand is an avid reader of historical fiction, and loves to ride her recumbent trike.

Table of Contents

1. Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory and Laryngeal Systems
2. Lifespan Changes in the Respiratory and Phonatory Systems
3. Diagnosis and Evaluation of Voice Disorders
4. Clinical Management and Clinical Considerations
5. Structural Pathologies of the Larynx
6. Inflammatory Conditions of the Larynx
7. Neurologic Disorders Affecting Voice
8. Voice Disorders Related to Self, Identity, and Lifestyle
9. Disorders Related to Airway Problems and Respiration
10. Laryngeal Cancer
Name Index
Subject Index

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