Voice Treatment Techniques A Review and Recommendations for Outcome Studies Clinical Focus
Clinical Focus  |   August 01, 1998
Voice Treatment Techniques
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Mary Pannbacker
    Louisiana State University Medical Center-Shreveport
  • Contact author: Mary Pannbacker, Department of Communication Disorders, Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, LA 71104. E-mail: comdmdp@lsumc.edu
    Contact author: Mary Pannbacker, Department of Communication Disorders, Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, LA 71104. E-mail: comdmdp@lsumc.edu×
Article Information
Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Voice Disorders / Speech, Voice & Prosody / Clinical Focus
Clinical Focus   |   August 01, 1998
Voice Treatment Techniques
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, August 1998, Vol. 7, 49-64. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0703.49
History: Received July 8, 1997 , Accepted May 4, 1998
 
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, August 1998, Vol. 7, 49-64. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0703.49
History: Received July 8, 1997; Accepted May 4, 1998

Clinicians are confronted with several treatment options for which there are limited data about efficacy. Some voice treatment practices have broad acceptance, whereas others, such as breathing exercises and optimum pitch, are controversial. This paper reviews what is currently known about the efficacy of voice treatment and makes recommendations for future studies of voice treatment outcomes and efficacy.

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