Table of Contents

Intro; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments to the Second Edition; About the Author; Contributors; Dedication; 1 Patient History; 2 Special Considerations Relating to Members of the Acting Profession; 3 Physical Examination; 4 The Clinical Voice Laboratory; 5 High-Speed Digital Imaging; 6 Evolution of Technology; 7 Laryngeal Electromyography; 8 Laryngeal Photography and Videography; 9 Laryngeal Computed Tomography; 10 Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Voice Production System; 11 New Dimensions in Measuring Voice Treatment Outcomes and Quality of Life. 12 Common Medical Diagnoses and Treatments in Patients With Voice Disorders: An Introduction and Overview13 The Effects of Age on the Voice; 14 Pediatric Voice Disorders; 15 Hearing Loss in Singers and Other Musicians; 16 Endocrine Function; 17 The Vocal Effects of Thyroid Disorders and Their Treatment; 18 Psychological Aspects of Voice Disorders; 19 Allergy; 22 Infectious and Inflammatory Disorders of the Larynx; 23 Laryngeal Papilloma; 24 Sleep and the Vocal Performer; 25 Reflux and Other Gastroenterologic Conditions That May Affect the Voice. 26 Bodily Injuries and Their Effects on the Voice27 Performing Arts Medicine and the Professional Voice User: Risks of Nonvoice Performance; 28 Neurologic Disorders Affecting the Voice in Performance; 29 Vocal Fold Paresis and Paralysis; 30 Spasmodic Dysphonia; 31 Structural Abnormalities of the Larynx; 32 Voice Impairment, Disability, Handicap, and Medical-Legal Evaluation; Appendix I.; Appendix IA. Patient History: Singers; Appendix IB. Patient History: Professional Voice Users; Appendix II.; Appendix IIA. Reading Passages; Appendix IIB. Laryngeal Examination; Appendix III. Appendix IIIA. Sample Laryngologist's ReportAppendix IIIB. Strobovideolaryngoscopy Report; Appendix IIIC. Objective Voice Analysis and Laryngeal Electromyography; Appendix IIID. Speech-Language Pathologist's Report; Appendix IIIE. Singing Voice Specialist's Report; Appendix IIIF. Acting Voice Specialist's Report; Glossary; Index.