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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849216/olfactory-function-and-quality-of-life-after-olfaction-rehabilitation-in-total-laryngectomees
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Christiane Gouvêa Dos Santos, Anke Bergmann, Kaliani Lima Coça, Angela Albuquerque Garcia, Tânia Cristina de Oliveira Valente
Purpose: To evaluate the effects of olfaction rehabilitation in the olfactory function and quality of life of total laryngectomized patients. Methods: Pre-post intervention clinical study conducted with total laryngectomees submitted to olfaction rehabilitation by means of the Nasal Airflow-Inducing Maneuver (NAIM) using the University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (UPSIT), Olfactory Acuity Questionnaires, a Monitoring Questionnaire, and the University of Washington Quality of Life Questionnaire (UW-QOL)...
November 16, 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849215/communication-self-assessment-by-public-prosecutors-in-a-north-eastern-brazilian-state
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Neuza Josina Sales, Daniel Francisco Neyra Castaneda, Íkaro Daniel de Carvalho Barreto, Marina Paoliello, Silvia Márcia Andrade Campanha
Purpose: To describe how public prosecutors self-assess their communication approaches and how listeners react to them; to analyze how this relates to gender, age, and work experience. Methods: Descriptive, transversal study. A questionnaire was developed and sent to 126 public prosecutors for completion. Thirty-three completed questionnaires were sent back. The independent variables were gender, age, and number of years of professional experience. The dependent variables were communication self-assessment throughout the years of work, communication parameters used, and listeners' reactions...
November 16, 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849250/health-vulnerability-index-and-newborn-hearing-screening-urban-inequality
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Gabriela Cintra Januário, Claudia Regina Lindgren Alves, Stela Maris Aguiar Lemos, Maria Cristina de Mattos Almeida, Ramon Costa Cruz, Amélia Augusta de Lima Friche
Purpose: To analyze the intra-urban differentials related to the outcome of the Newborn Hearing Screening (NHS) of children living in Belo Horizonte tested in a reference service using the Health Vulnerability Index (HVI). Methods: cross-sectional study with children living in Belo Horizonte evaluated by a Newborn Hearing Screening Reference Service (NHSRS) between 2010 and 2011. The HVI of the census tract of each child was obtained by the georeferencing of their respective addresses...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849249/editorial
#4
EDITORIAL
Ana Luiza Navas, Roberta Gonçalves da Silva
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849248/what-we-know-of-the-central-auditory-disorders-in-children-exposed-to-alcohol-during-pregnancy-systematic-review
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Humberto de Oliveira Simões, Sthella Zanchetta, Erikson Felipe Furtado
Purpose: To identify the effects of alcohol intake during pregnancy on the central auditory nervous system in relation to their possible diagnosis, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Alcohol-Related Birth Defects and Alcohol-Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder, his extension and the hearing assessment method. Research strategy: Systematic and integrative review searched the databases PubMed, LILACS and SciELO, with terms in Portuguese and English "fetal alcohol syndrome", "alcohol-related disorders" associated with "hearing"...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849247/immediate-effects-of-the-semi-occluded-vocal-tract-exercise-with-laxvox%C3%A2-tube-in-singers
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Congeta Bruniere Xavier Fadel, Ana Paula Dassie-Leite, Rosane Sampaio Santos, Celso Gonçalves Dos Santos, Cláudio Antônio Sorondo Dias, Denise Jussara Sartori
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to analyze the immediate effects of the semi-occluded vocal tract exercise (SOVTE) using the LaxVox® tube in singers. Methods: Participants were 23 singers, classical singing students, aged 18 to 47 years (mean age = 27.2 years). First, data was collected through the application of a demographic questionnaire and the recording of sustained emission - vowel /ε/, counting 1-10, and a music section from the participants' current repertoire...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849246/margins-of-tolerance-and-reference-values-for-the-formant-vowels-for-use-in-voice-therapy-for-the-deaf-in-commercial-computer
#7
André Luis Maciel Leme, Márcio Abud Marcelino, Pedro Paulo Leite do Prado
Purpose: This study presents the margins of minimum and maximum tolerances for the frequencies of the first three formants (F1, F2, and F3) in the pronunciation of vowels of Brazilian Portuguese for use in voice therapy for the deaf. Methods: The frequencies were obtained from the voluntary collaboration of 53 adults who had their voices recorded and converted into digital signals during the phonation of each of the seven vowels (/a/, /e/, /Ɛ/, /i/, /o/, /ᴐ/, /u/) sustained for approximately one second...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849245/vocal-handicap-index-in-popular-and-erudite-professional-singers
#8
Camila Miranda Loiola-Barreiro, Marta Assumpção de Andrada E Silva
Purpose: To compare the voice handicap index of popular and erudite professional singers according to gender, age, professional experience time, and presence or absence of self-reported vocal complaints. Methods: One hundred thirty-two professional singers, 74 popular and 58 erudite, who responded to a questionnaire with regards to identification, age, gender, professional experience time in singing, musical genres (for popular singers), vocal classification (for erudite singers), presence of self-reported vocal complaints, and the specific protocols for popular (Modern Singing Handicap Index - MSHI) and erudite (Classical Singing Handicap Index - CSHI) singing...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849244/influence-of-generalized-joint-hypermobility-on-temporomandibular-joint-and-dental-occlusion-a-cross-sectional-study
#9
Lais Chiodelli, Andrielle de Bitencourt Pacheco, Taiane Secretti Missau, Ana Maria Toniolo da Silva, Eliane Castilhos Rodrigues Corrêa
Purpose: To evaluate the dental occlusion and temporomandibular joint in women with and without generalized joint hypermobility. Methods: Generalized joint hypermobility was assessed by the Beighton score. Individuals were divided into two groups: with and without hypermobility. The Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders was used to evaluate the temporomandibular joint. Dental occlusion was assessed according to Angle classification, overjet and overbite measures, presence of open bite or crossbite, pattern of disocclusion, and occlusal interference...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849243/moyamoya-disease-impact-on-the-performance-of-oral-and-written-language
#10
Dionísia Aparecida Cusin Lamônica, Camila da Costa Ribeiro, Plínio Marcos Duarte Pinto Ferraz, Maria de Lourdes Merighi Tabaquim
Moyamoya disease is an unusual form of occlusive, cerebrovascular disorder that affects the arteries of the central nervous system, causing acquired language alterations and learning difficulties. The study aim was to describe the oral/written language and cognitive skills in a seven-year-and-seven-month-old girl diagnosed with Moyamoya disease. The assessment consisted of interviews with her parents and application of the following instruments: Observation of Communicative Behavior, Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, Academic Performance Test, Profile of Phonological Awareness, Raven's Progressive Matrices Test, Special Scale, Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Bender Visual Motor Gestalt Test, and Wisconsin Card Sorting Test...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849242/speech-language-therapy-practice-in-a-bilingual-dialogical-clinic-case-report
#11
Beatriz Zaki Porcelli Mariani, Ana Cristina Guarinello, Giselle Massi, Rita Tonocchi, Ana Paula Berberian
Purpose: this study aims to discuss the use of Brazilian sign language as the first language for a deaf individual going to a bilingual dialogic clinic from dialogic activities. Methods: This is a longitudinal study, including one deaf individual, called N, interacting with his family and speech therapists. Results: During the therapeutic process developed inside the bilingual dialogical clinic, N participated in interactive contexts and could constitute himself as author of his sign language texts...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849241/relationship-between-auditory-perception-and-vocal-production-in-cochlear-implantees-a-systematic-review
#12
Helena Renata Silva Cysneiros, Mariana de Carvalho Leal, Jonia Alves Lucena, Lilian Ferreira Muniz
Purpose: To conduct a systematic review of the scientific literature studying the relationship between vocal production and auditory perception in cochlear implant users. Research strategies: This is an integrative systematic review. The plattforms/databases Bireme, SciELO, Cochrane, Scopus and Web of Science were consulted and the descriptors used were voice, cochlear implant and auditory perception. Selection criteria: Original papers published in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese involving the study of vocal production and auditory perception in cochlear implant users were selected and there was no restriction about year of publication of the articles...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849240/relationship-between-working-and-voice-conditions-self-reported-by-telemarketers-of-an-emergency-call-center
#13
Claudionaria Torres Dos Santos, Ciro Santos, Leonardo Wanderley Lopes, Priscila Oliveira Costa Silva, Maria Fabiana Bonfim de Lima-Silva
Purpose: To investigate whether there is association between vocal symptoms, voice complaint, and working and voice conditions self-reported by telemarketers. Methods: Study participants were 72 telemarketing operators, both genders, who work in an emergency call center. They responded to a questionnaire on personal data, voice complaints, vocal symptoms, and working conditions. Data analysis was performed using the Chi-square, Mann-Whitney, and Fisher's Exact tests...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27812675/a-study-on-the-semantic-association-of-brazilian-portuguese-words
#14
Lucila Leal Calais, Aveliny Mantovan Lima-Gregio, Pablo Arantes, Daniela Gil, Alda Christina Lopes de Carvalho Borges
Purpose: To collect the semantic association norms of 96 Brazilian Portuguese words for further application in the formulation of a speech recognition test using sentences with controlled word predictability. Methods: Study participants were 67 volunteers aged 18 to 27 years. A semantic association task with word class delimitation was used. Results: The mean sizes of the total and meaning sets were larger in the second recall to both verb and noun classes...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27812674/cross-cultural-adaptation-of-the-chilean-version-of-the-voice-symptom-scale-voiss
#15
Francisco Contreras Ruston, Felipe Moreti, Martín Vivero, Celina Malebran, Mara Behlau
This research aims to accomplish the cross-cultural equivalence of the Chilean version of the VoiSS protocol through its cultural and linguistic adaptation. After the translation of the VoiSS protocol to Chilean Spanish by two bilingual speech therapists and its back translation to English, we compared the items of the original tool with the previous translated version. The existing discrepancies were modified by a consensus committee of five speech therapists and the translated version was entitled Escala de Sintomas Vocales - ESV, with 30 questions and five answers: "Never", "Occasionally", "Sometimes", "Most of the time", "Always"...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27812673/culturally-diverse-attitudes-and-beliefs-of-students-majoring-in-speech-language-pathology
#16
Maria Claudia Franca, Linda McCabe Smith, Jane Luanne Nichols, Dianna Santos Balan
Purpose: Academic education in speech-language pathology should prepare students to provide professional services that mirror current knowledge, skills, and scope of practice in a pluralistic society. This study seeks to examine the impact of speech-language pathology (SLP) students prior multicultural experiences and previous formal education on attitudes and beliefs toward language diversity. Methods: A survey to investigate SLP students attitudes toward language diversity was applied...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27812672/association-between-the-adherence-to-voice-therapy-and-voice-activity-profile-in-patients-with-behavioral-dysphony
#17
Thales Roges Vanderlei de Góes, Cristiane Cunha Soderini Ferracciu, Deise Renata Oliveira da Silva
Purpose: To analyze the association between adherence to voice therapy and voice activity profile in patients with behavioral dysphonia and possible associated factors. Methods: The study included eighteen individuals with behavioral dysphonia who were on regular treatment at the institution Hearing and Speech Therapy Service. The participants of this study responded to the Voice Activity and Participation Profile Protocol (VAPP) and URICA-VOICE scale. The associated variables (number of sessions, age, type of behavioral dysphonia, gender and previous speech therapy) were collected through interviews with patients and analysis of their medical records...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27812671/oral-motor-and-electromyographic-characterization-of-patients-submitted-to-open-a-nd-closed-reductions-of-mandibular-condyle-fracture
#18
Amanda Pagliotto da Silva, Fernanda Chiarion Sassi, Claudia Regina Furquim de Andrade
Purpose: To characterize the oral-motor system of adults with mandibular condyle facture comparing the performance of individuals submitted to open reduction with internal fixation (ORIF) and closed reduction with mandibulomaxillary fixation (CRMMF). Methods: Study participants were 26 adults divided into three groups: G1 - eight individuals submitted to ORIF for correction of condyle fracture; G2 - nine individuals submitted to CRMMF for correction of condyle fracture; CG - nine healthy volunteers with no alterations of the orofacial myofunctional system...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27759841/cortical-auditory-evoked-potentials-in-full-term-and-preterm-neonates
#19
Ândrea de Melo, Eliara Pinto Vieira Biaggio, Inaê Costa Rechia, Pricila Sleifer
Purpose: To measure the exogenous components of the cortical auditory evoked potential (CAEP) in term and preterm newborns and compare them considering the variables latency and amplitude. Methods: This is a cross-sectional, prospective, comparative, contemporary study. One hundred twenty-seven newborns were evaluated; 96 of these were included in the study after analysis of the exams by three referees. Participants were divided into two groups: Term Group: 66 infants and Preterm Group: 30 neonates...
September 2016: CoDAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27759840/interpretation-of-ambiguities-by-schoolchildren-with-low-birth-weight-from-embu-das-artes-s%C3%A3-o-paulo-state-brazil
#20
Rebeca Rodrigues Pessoa, Sarah Cueva Cândido Soares de Araújo, Selma Mie Isotani, Rosana Fiorini Puccini, Jacy Perissinoto
Purpose: To assess the development of language regarding the ability to recognize and interpret lexical ambiguity in low-birth-weight schoolchildren enrolled at the school system in the municipality of Embu das Artes, Sao Paulo state, compared with that of schoolchildren with normal birth weight. Methods: A case-control, retrospective, cross-sectional study conducted with 378 schoolchildren, both genders, aged 5 to 9.9 years, from the municipal schools of Embu das Artes...
September 2016: CoDAS
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