The Use of the Electrolarynx in Patients with Temporary Tracheostomies The use of the electrolarynx to facilitate communication with patients having temporary tracheostomies is discussed. Five case histories are presented with a discussion of the indications and contraindications for the use of the electrolarynx. It is concluded that the electrolarynx can be used effectively by selected patients with temporary tracheostomy ... Forum
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The Use of the Electrolarynx in Patients with Temporary Tracheostomies
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, August 1973, Vol. 38, 335-338. doi:10.1044/jshd.3803.335
History: Received November 17, 1972 , Accepted January 9, 1973
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, August 1973, Vol. 38, 335-338. doi:10.1044/jshd.3803.335
History: Received November 17, 1972; Accepted January 9, 1973

The use of the electrolarynx to facilitate communication with patients having temporary tracheostomies is discussed. Five case histories are presented with a discussion of the indications and contraindications for the use of the electrolarynx. It is concluded that the electrolarynx can be used effectively by selected patients with temporary tracheostomy tubes.

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