Theses, Dissertations, and Capstone Projects

Year of Award

1978

Degree

Master of Science (MS)

College

College of Education & Allied Health

Department

Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

First Advisor

Marie Damien Adams

Keywords

electrolarynx, laryngectomy, operative, fluent, esophogeal speech, speech habits

Abstract

Although there has been some comment on the benefits of preoperative counseling of laryngectomees by esophageal speakers, systematic investigation of the benefit is lacking. Consequently, the purpose of this study was to survey laryngectomees in order to determine whether those who were preoperatively counseled derived any benifit. another purpose was to poll those preoperatively counseled regarding the benefits they considered they had received; also to obtain information on the opinion of laryngectomees regarding preoperative visits by esophageal speakers.

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