Dismissal Criteria in Voice Therapy Five criteria are developed for systematizing the results of voice remediation for hyperfunctional voice disorders. These dismissal criteria are laryngeal improvement, voice improvement, the patient’s feeling of improvement, no improvement, and the patient’s termination of therapy. Application of the criteria to 73 patients who received voice therapy are studied relative ... Articles
Articles  |   May 01, 1974
Dismissal Criteria in Voice Therapy
 
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Articles   |   May 01, 1974
Dismissal Criteria in Voice Therapy
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1974, Vol. 39, 133-139. doi:10.1044/jshd.3902.133
History: Received November 28, 1973 , Accepted January 8, 1974
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1974, Vol. 39, 133-139. doi:10.1044/jshd.3902.133
History: Received November 28, 1973; Accepted January 8, 1974

Five criteria are developed for systematizing the results of voice remediation for hyperfunctional voice disorders. These dismissal criteria are laryngeal improvement, voice improvement, the patient’s feeling of improvement, no improvement, and the patient’s termination of therapy. Application of the criteria to 73 patients who received voice therapy are studied relative to dimensions of the patient’s improvement or lack of improvement.

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