Voice Disorders: Scope of Theory and Practice

A detailed look at voice disorders that brings the knowledge of speech-language pathologists and medical professionals together for a fuller picture of causes, evaluation, and treatment. This book 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. All-inclusive, current, and user-friendly, this first edition text provides a solid foundation for both normal structure and function of the respiratory and laryngeal systems as well as details on specific voice disorders and best practices for clinical management.