Voice Disorders Test 3

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  1. Assessment is the process of ______________ _____________ ________ for clinical ______________-____________.
    • collecting relevant data
    • decision-making
  2. True or False. The SLP makes a laryngeal diagnosis.
    False. The laryngologist makes a laryngeal diagnosis.
  3. True or False. The SLP diagnoses vocal nodules.
  4. True or False. It is not the province of the SLP to make a voice diagnosis.
    False. It IS the province of the SLP to make a voice diagnosis.
  5. The voice evaluation by the SLP may begin in the PRESENCE? or ABSENCE? of the medical information.
  6. ASHA mandates that all clients with ________ ___________ be examined by a physician.
    voice disorders
  7. True or False. Viral inspection of the larynx is the most important procedure for understanding the cause of a voice disorder and its potential treatment.
  8. Name the forms of visual examination of the larynx.
    • mirror laryngoscopy
    • endoscopic laryngoscopy
  9. What is the clinician's role in assessing, evaluating and diagnosing voice disorders?
    • describe the structure and function of the larynx
    • make recommendations regarding further testing nedded to understand the etiology or maintenance of the voice problem
    • make recommendations for treatment
  10. True or False. It is within the SLP's scope of practice to do an in-depth analysis of a client's hearing acuity.
    False. It is within the SLP's scope of practice to do screenings, however.
  11. What percentage of people living in the US have a hearing loss?
    About 8%
  12. True or False. The mother of the client typically doesn't know what she's talking about.
    False. It is foolish to disregard the adult client's observations of him/herself or the observations of the parent of a client.
  13. What causes most functional voice problems?
    abuse, misuse, and overuse of the voice
  14. True or False. The use of instrumentation ensures the most accurate results.
    False. The use of instrumentation does not ensure more accurate results.
  15. What are the best instruments in final analysis of a voice disorder?
    The ears of the SLP
  16. What are the most important skills when assessing a client's voice?
    The ability to listen critically and carefully and to analyze objectively.
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Voice Disorders Test 3
2014-03-10 20:00:47
voice disorders mckaig

third exam for Spring 2014
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