From the Back Cover
The best-selling voice therapy text on the market, the eighth edition of The Voice and Voice Therapy has been extensively revised to include thoroughly expanded content, updated figures and references, and improved teaching pedagogy.
Still the most complete voice treatment textbook available, The Voice and Voice Therapy boasts the most up-to-date evidence-based practice and outcomes assessment and voice therapy facilitation techniques available today, while an updated companion DVD illustrates voice problems in children and adults, as well as methods of relevant therapy, enabling students to see, hear, and apply learning objectives.
In addition to those mentioned above, new features include:
- Increased attention to children’s voice problems across several chapters on voice therapy services for patients of all ages.
- A new assessment chapter that introduces voice screening instruments, the medical voice evaluation, auditory-perceptual scaling instruments, and other tools of the profession.
- Revised and expanded sections on voice assessment, laryngopharyngeal reflux disease, and respiratory disorders and therapies that incorporate new literature on working with patients with asthma and paradoxical vocal fold disorders.
About the Author
Daniel R. Boone celebrates his 55th year as a speech-language pathologist with the publishing of this eighth edition of The Voice and Voice Therapy. Dr. Boone has held professorships over the years at Case Western Reserve University, University of Kansas Medical Center, University of Denver, and the University of Arizona (where he is now a professor emeritus).
Dr. Boone is a former president of the American Speech-Language-Hearing As-sociation and holds both a fellowship and the honors of that organization. He is the author of over 100 publications and is well known nationally and interna-tionally for his many lecture and workshop presentations. Perhaps Dr. Boone is best known for his love of his students and turning them on to the excitement of clinical voice practice.
Stephen C. McFarlane is a professor emeritus at the School of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno. He received ASHA honors in 1999. He received both his
B.S. and M.S. from Portland State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Washington. Dr. McFarlane has a long history of research interests in the area of voice disorders. Study of the outcomes from voice therapy and the development of new treatment techniques is of particular interest. He has been published in dozens of books and journals, among them Seminars in Speech and Language; American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, Phonoscope, and Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery.
Shelley L. Von Berg teaches, practices, and researches in the areas of voice, dysphagia, and motor speech disorders in adults and children at the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at California State University, Chico. She earned her M.S. and Ph.D. from the School of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno. She has presented on the assessment and intervention of neurogenic speech-language disorders nationally and abroad. Dr. Von Berg has been published in the ASHA Leader Series; Unmasking Voice Disorders; Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools; Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery; and Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal.
Richard I. Zraick is an associate professor in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. His research interests include voice disorders, neurologically-based communication disorders, adult speech disorders, and clinical skills training for speech-language pathology students.