You are in browse mode. You must login to use MEMORY

   Log in to start

Voice Disorders Final Exam

In English

Created by:
Exciteful Leopon

0 / 5  (0 ratings)

» To start learning, click login

1 / 25


median, paramedian, lateral

What are the VF paralysis positions?

Practice Known Questions

Stay up to date with your due questions

Complete 5 questions to enable practice


Exam: Test your skills

Test your skills in exam mode

Learn New Questions

Dynamic Modes

SmartIntelligent mix of all modes
CustomUse settings to weight dynamic modes

Manual Mode [BETA]

The course owner has not enabled manual mode
Specific modes

Learn with flashcards
multiple choiceMultiple choice mode
SpeakingAnswer with voice
TypingTyping only mode

Voice Disorders Final Exam - Leaderboard

1 user has completed this course

No users have played this course yet, be the first

Voice Disorders Final Exam - Details



97 questions
Median, paramedian, lateral
What are the VF paralysis positions?
Slightly open position
Define paramedian
Problem.. 1VF cannot adduct (close) Position... 1VF remains open
Unilateral Adductor Palsy. What is the problem and what position is it in?
Problem... 1VF cannot abduct (open) Position... 1VF remains closed
Unilateral Abductor Palsy. What is the problem and what position is it in?
Breathy and reduced loudness
What does a patient with unilateral adductor palsy sound like?
Hoarse, harsh and diplophonia
What does someone with unilateral abductor palsy sound like?
Problem... VFs cannot adduct (close) Position.. VFs are open
Bilateral Adductor Palsy. What is the problem and position?
Problem... VFs cannot abduct (open) Position... VFs are closed
Bilateral Abductor Palsy. What is the problem and position?
How does a patient with bilateral adductor palsy sound?
Dyspnea, stridor and respiratory distress
How does a patient with bilateral abductor palsy sound?
What is the old therapy of spastic dysarthria?
Neurogenic, abnormal basal ganglia
What is the new theory of spastic dysarthria?
Adductor spasmodic dysphonia (ADSD)
What disorder is most commonly known to be treated with botox injections?
1. hysterical (conversation) aphonia 2. muscle tension dysphonia (MTD) 3. mutational falsetto
What are three psychogenic voice disorders (functional vice disorders)?
Abnormal voice but normal laryngeal structures... relies on psychologists and behavioral therapy
What is a psychogenic voice disorders (functional voice disorders)?
Affect pitch
Damage to the SLN would do what?
Neuritis/infections trauma neoplasm (tumor) vascular degenerative diseases
What are the different causes of neurogenic voice disorders?
Reduced loudness, ROM or articulators and bradykinesia
What are key findings of parkinson's disease?
Myasthenia gravis
What disorders has vocal fatigue that improves from rest?
When the tumor is malignant
When is surgery needed?
Injection and inhalation method
What are two methods of esophageal speech?
Heats, humidifies and filters air.
The main functions of a heat and moisture exchanging device are..
Arthritis, trauma, joint disease
What can cause ankylosis?
Hoarseness , Breathiness , Low pitch
What would be the main perceptual vocal signs of an adult with papilomas?
Laryngeal webs
Which organic disease could be acquired or congenital?
Incomplete maturation/ development of the larynx in utero
Laryngeal webs can be congenital due to ...
TEP, artificial larynx (electrolarynx), and esophageal speech
What are the three alaryngeal speech options?
The articulators and neck
An artificial larynx (electrolarynx) involves the use of..
When a laryngectomy patient coughs it goes through the ...
Hard to learn least intelligible
What are the disadvantages of esophageal speech?
Increases VF closure, respiration and awareness that effort is needed Think Loud... PD
What is the purpose of the Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT)?
What is the only vocal treatment method that requires the SLP to be certified
LSVT, VF adduction exercises
What vocal treatments target hypofunctioning of the VFs?
What voice treatment is very intensive and targets the recalibration of the patients perception on how loud or soft they sound to other?
Which vocal treatment treats the hyperfunctioning of the VFs to help improve breathing?
Muscle lesions or VF inflammation
VF adduction exercises should not be use with patients who have ...
What vocal treatment method increases the strength and endurance of the suprahyoid muscles ?
Which vocal treatment targets vocal pathologies with the following features Monopitch, reduced frequency range, age related vocal changes, swallowing patients
Isometric and isokinetic
What are the two procedures of the shaker treatment?
The primary muscles of phonation (vocal folds)
The shaker method does not target what muscles?
Raise the head for 60 seconds, keep it there and then rest (sustained)
The procedure of isometric for the shaker method is...
Raise your head and drop it 30x (repetitive)
The procedure of isokinetic for the shaker method is...
Easy onset
CASE STUDY : Andrew, 19 years old, is being treated for bilateral vocal nodules due to an abundance of vocally abusive behaviors. In addition to counseling about good vocal hygiene, which other voice therapy technique would be best for him?
Lessac- Madson Resonant Voice Therapy
CASE STUDY: Mr. Mack is a 5th grade school teacher and has developed polyps due to ongoing vocally abusive behaviors. Asking him not to use his voice would be inappropriate due to his occupation. Which treatment technique would be best for him to learn.
The most prevalent vocal features for sex identification for transgender voice therapy is
Stretch and flow exercises (uses a tissue)
What treatment provides bio feedback?
Functional dysphonia, aphonia, muscle tension dysphonia
Common populations associated with stretch and flow exercises are..
- COPD, Parkinson’s Disease, MS, Spinal cord injury - Reduced respiratory muscle strength
Common populations associated with expiratory muscle strength training
FASLE!! it will cause more tension.. just work on soft/breathy voicing through relaxation
TRUE/FALSE.. you want your client to whisper for confidential voice?
The motor learning theory
The Integrated Implicit-Explicit Approach is prompted by ..
Naturally humidify the vocal folds to reduce ventricular phonation
The purpose of inhalation phonation/singhale is to...
Lombard Effect
CASE STUDY: Mrs. Miller, 58 years old, presents with functional aphonia characterized by normal laryngeal anatomy, but atypical voice quality (speaks only in a whisper). She is not always compliant in therapy, but continues to show up because her social life is being negatively affected. When asked to increase her volume when speaking she is unable to. Which treatment technique would be best to increase her volume?
Is it adequate to use vocal hygiene techniques alone?