Otolaryngologists' Opinions of Voice Therapy for Vocal Nodules in Children Otolaryngologists were surveyed to determine their professional opinions about the role of voice therapy in the treatment of vocal nodules in children. Questionnaires were sent to physicians in five geographic regions of the United States (Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, and West). Results indicated that, of the respondents, most otolaryngologists have ... Research Article
Research Article  |   April 01, 1987
Otolaryngologists' Opinions of Voice Therapy for Vocal Nodules in Children
 
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  • Michael J. Moran is an assistant professor at the Speech and Hearing Clinic, Auburn University, 1199 Haley Center, Auburn University, AL 36849. Requests for reprints may be sent to him at this address. Arthur L. Pentz is an assistant professor at Oklahoma State University.
    Michael J. Moran is an assistant professor at the Speech and Hearing Clinic, Auburn University, 1199 Haley Center, Auburn University, AL 36849. Requests for reprints may be sent to him at this address. Arthur L. Pentz is an assistant professor at Oklahoma State University.×
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Research Articles
Research Article   |   April 01, 1987
Otolaryngologists' Opinions of Voice Therapy for Vocal Nodules in Children
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1987, Vol. 18, 172-178. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1802.172
History: Received August 5, 1985 , Accepted February 18, 1986
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1987, Vol. 18, 172-178. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1802.172
History: Received August 5, 1985; Accepted February 18, 1986

Otolaryngologists were surveyed to determine their professional opinions about the role of voice therapy in the treatment of vocal nodules in children. Questionnaires were sent to physicians in five geographic regions of the United States (Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, and West). Results indicated that, of the respondents, most otolaryngologists have a positive opinion about the role of voice therapy. However, a sizeable minority of respondents did not consider therapy an effective means of treating vocal nodules.

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