Geralyn Harvey Woodnorth

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OBJECTIVES We sought to create a validated scale of vocal fold nodules in children, based on digital video clips obtained during diagnostic fiberoptic laryngoscopy. METHODS We developed a 4-point grading scale of vocal fold nodules in children, based upon short digital video clips. A tutorial for use of the scale, including schematic drawings of nodules,(More)
OBJECTIVE To present the epidemiology and correlation with perceptual analysis of vocal nodules in pediatric patients. METHODS Retrospective review of patients seen in a tertiary care pediatric hospital's voice center from 1996 to 2003. Six hundred and forty-six patients were evaluated with videostroboscopic examinations and perceptual analysis of voice(More)
OBJECTIVES We examined the relationship between the size of vocal fold nodules and perceptual rating of voice quality in children. METHODS We carried out an Institutional Review Board-approved retrospective study in a voice clinic within a tertiary-care pediatric medical center. We studied children seen between 2000 and 2009 with a primary diagnosis of(More)
Over the past decade, there has been an increase in premature births. Children born prematurely often present with complex medical conditions; some require a tracheostomy. Although many children with tracheostomies require assistance to achieve effective communication, speech-language pathologists may have limited information with respect to the medical(More)
Purpose Video games provide a promising platform for rehabilitation of speech disorders. Although video games have been used to train speech perception in foreign language learners and have been proposed for aural rehabilitation, their use in speech therapy has been limited thus far. We present feasibility results from at-home use in a case series of(More)
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