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Voice Doctor

"Welcome to Voicedoctor.net where you can find medically oriented information about your vocal cords, the voice and hoarseness." The following quote is found on the Physician tab at www.voicedoctor.net: "VOICE DISORDERS represents the opinions of its author - James P. Thomas, M.D. It is you attempt to inform you, the web-surfer, about voice disorders from a physicians perspective. It is specifically not meant to establish a doctor patient relationship with you. I have an office in Oregon where patients who wish to be seen and establish a relationship may reach me. The information on this site represent my understanding of the voice and are primarily related to my study with other physicians, most particularly laryngologists. Journal references are provided where appropriate. This site has... Show More
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Chris Watts
Chris Watts (Faculty)
4 years ago

This is a very useful site for faculty teaching voice disorders at the graduate level. The site is easily navigable and consists of copious multimedia material which demonstrates normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology along with technical aspects of videostroboscopy. Although the author is an Otolaryngologist the site is specific to laryngology and as such relates very well to speech-language pathologists.

Technical Remarks:

Vidoes are linked to youtube so most multimedia will play easily regardless of browser.

Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: >1 hour
Cathy Thomas
Cathy Thomas (Health Care Professional)
7 years ago

Good way to introduce pictures and video and voice samples into the classroom via laryngoscopy.  Negatives are that there is not a mention of Speech Pathologists role in voice treatment nor is ASHA mentioned in the links. 

A student would be able to go through the web site and view anatomy of the vocal cords and surrounding area during a diagnositic test and problem solve and/or discuss with others in a group. 

Technical Remarks:

not easy to navigate

Time spent reviewing site: 1 hour