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Voice Doctor

"Welcome to where you can find medically oriented information about your vocal cords, the voice and hoarseness."

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"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...

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Chris Watts
Chris Watts (Faculty)
8 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)
11 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