A guide to instruction in the use of an artificial larynx
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A guide to instruction in the use of an artificial larynx a clinician"s handbook by Marilyn B. Rogers

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Published by PRO-ED in Austin, Tex .
Written in English


  • Artificial larynx.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 87-89).

StatementMarilyn B. Rogers.
LC ClassificationsRF538 .R64 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 91 p. :
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1144765M
ISBN 100890795932
LC Control Number94115923

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An electrolarynx, sometimes referred to as a "throat back", is a medical device about the size of a small electric razor used to produce clearer speech by those people who have lost their voicebox, usually due to cancer of the most common device is a handheld, battery-operated device pressed against the skin under the mandible which produces vibrations to allow speech; other. INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE OF THE ORAL ADAPTER WITH A NECK-TYPE ARTIFICIAL LARYNX The oral adapter allows you to use any neck-type artificial larynx (AL) as an intra-oral device before the neck is healed sufficiently to allow pressure against the throat and at . An Electrolarynx is typically used after a laryngectomy operation, usually due to cancer of the larynx. The TrueTone™ Electrolarynx is the most natural sounding Electronic Speech Aid available! It is the only Electronic Speech Aid with tone control in a single button. No other artificial larynx produces the natural sounding intonation of this instrument, and you will appreciate its unmatched. 1. Author(s): Rogers,Marilyn B Title(s): A guide to instruction in the use of an artificial larynx: a clinician's handbook/ Marilyn B. Rogers.

  This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does. This advice sheet has been produced to provide you with information about how to correctly use you artificial larynx. It is not meant to replace discussion between you and your doctor. If, after reading it, you require further explanation please discuss this with the relevant person who has been caring for you. HOME VENTILATOR: FOR INVASIVE AND NON-INVASIVE USE 3 Voice box (larynx) — This is a group of incomplete cartilage rings, the largest being the Adam’s apple, which you can feel and sometimes see on the front of your neck. Inside the Adam’s apple are the vocal cords that produce your voice as you speak. The epiglottis is also located in the File Size: KB. Artificial Larynx Esophagus Trachea Electrolarynx Speech Notes: Created Date: 2/7/ AM.

Start studying CD Study guide Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. -Speech treatment training exercises involve instruction, drills, and feedback related to speech production (keep practicing to get better) -Artificial larynx. artificial larynx: [ lar´ingks ] (Gr.) the muscular and cartilaginous structure, lined with mucous membrane, situated at the top of the trachea and below the root of the tongue and the hyoid bone; it contains the vocal cords and is the source of the sound heard in speech. The larynx is part of the respiratory system ; air passes through it. This type of artificial larynx will be discussed in the third article of this series. In the first article, the pneumatic artificial larynx was introduced. As Messing et al describe, the pneumatic artificial larynx is a unique intra-oral device in that it is the only lung powered artificial larynx. Your vocal chords vibrate to produce a tone, but your mouth shapes that tone into the sounds that make up voice. If your vocal chords fail or are removed, the electrolarynx can be used to vibrate the throat for you, but your mouth still needs to shape that sound into words.