- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Christine Sapienza;Bari Hoffman Ruddy
- Publish Date: 2012-11-01
Written by leading specialists in voice, this book captures the science and art of clinical voice. A necessary book for every graduate student in the field of speech language pathology, this text provides a level of detail needed to assess and treat those with voice disorders. Supplemented with case studies and video examples relevant to the study of clinical voice pathology, this edition provides supplemental material for the educator as well as pragmatic tools for the student and clinician.
For the second edition, the authors provide up-to-date information on vocal fold anatomy and physiology, including contributions on vocal fold biology. With new discussion on voice therapy trends and drug treatments, Sapienza and Ruddy s text offers the student current educational information. Additionally, the new edition provides a contemporary discussion of head and neck cancer, including new statistics, comprehensive information on safety for the laryngectomy, and more details to guide the reader in understanding alaryngeal communication modes, particularly with TEP. Information on human papilloma virus and detail about robotics surgery in the head and neck population are also included. The included DVD has new sections on vocal pathologies, including discussion of autoimmune diseases, new laryngeal image color plates, and 30 new laryngeal exams.
An accompanying workbook, sold separately, is an excellent supplement, allowing students to review chapter material and quiz themselves in an efficient manner.