Anatomical Transformation of Speech & Swallowing Function Post-Total Laryngectomy
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Laryngectomy patients experience a variety of alterations in speech and swallowing post-surgery. This session discusses issues related to diagnosis and management of alaryngeal speech and swallowing post-laryngectomy.
This course is a recorded session from the 2019 online conference “Cancer Care: Enhancing Communication, Swallowing, and Quality of Life.”
You will be able to:
- describe the three types of communication post-laryngectomy
- discuss anatomical changes post-laryngectomy
- describe the importance of diagnosing dysphagia in the laryngectomy patient
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