Indirect vs Direct Voice Therapy for Children With Vocal Nodules: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

@article{Hartnick2018IndirectVD,
  title={Indirect vs Direct Voice Therapy for Children With Vocal Nodules: A Randomized Clinical Trial.},
  author={Christopher J. Hartnick and Catherine L Ballif and Vanessa de Guzman and Robert Thayer Sataloff and P. Campisi and Joseph E. Kerschner and Adrianna Shembel and Domenic J. Reda and Helen Shi and Elinore Sheryka Zacny and Glenn W Bunting},
  journal={JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery},
  year={2018},
  volume={144 2},
  pages={156-163}
}
Importance Benign vocal fold nodules affect 12% to 22% of the pediatric population, and 95% of otolaryngologists recommend voice therapy as treatment. However, no randomized clinical trials that we are aware of have shown its benefits. Objective To determine the impact of voice therapy in children with vocal fold nodules according to pretherapy and… CONTINUE READING