BioMed Research International

Phoniatrics


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1Near East University, Nicosia, Cyprus

2University Medical Center, Hamburg, Germany

3Emory University, Atlanta, USA


Phoniatrics

Description

Phoniatrics is the medical specialty for communicative disorders. It is related to the normal and pathological processes that involve voice, speech, language, swallowing, and hearing. It is a discipline that combines the accumulation of knowledge from both medical and nonmedical fields of science.

The aim of this special issue is to increase the awareness of clinicians working in related fields to hearing, voice, speech, and language disturbances. Pathologies that affect any of the above-mentioned headings lead to a decreased quality of communication, learning, and expression, which are even more important in today’s society.

As the guest editors of this special issue, we invite all investigators and clinicians that are related to phoniatrics, to contribute with their original research, review, or clinical study.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Basics of phoniatrics: acoustics, aerodynamics, biomechanisms of voice, speech, swallowing, and hearing, fundamentals of voice training, neurological, psychiatric, and sociological basis of communication, voice ergonomics, and vocal hygiene
  • Voice disorders
  • Speech-articulation disorders
  • Fluency disorders
  • Hearing disorders

Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 156014
  • - Editorial

Phoniatrics

Haldun Oguz | Markus Hess | Adam M. Klein
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 916356
  • - Clinical Study

Automatic Prosodic Analysis to Identify Mild Dementia

Eduardo Gonzalez-Moreira | Diana Torres-Boza | ... | Luis Alfonso Hernandez-Gómez
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 932519
  • - Research Article

Spoken Word Recognition Errors in Speech Audiometry: A Measure of Hearing Performance?

Martine Coene | Anneke van der Lee | Paul J. Govaerts
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 820654
  • - Clinical Study

Treatment of Hemorrhagic Vocal Polyps by Pulsed Dye Laser-Assisted Laryngomicrosurgery

Hyung Kwon Byeon | Ji Hyuk Han | ... | Hong-Shik Choi
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 579206
  • - Research Article

Are Auditory Steady-State Responses Useful to Evaluate Severe-to-Profound Hearing Loss in Children?

Signe Schuster Grasel | Edigar Rezende de Almeida | ... | Rubens de Brito
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 754876
  • - Research Article

Stem Cell Therapy in Injured Vocal Folds: A Three-Month Xenograft Analysis of Human Embryonic Stem Cells

Bengt Svensson | Srinivasa R. Nagubothu | ... | Stellan Hertegård
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 704121
  • - Clinical Study

Acoustic Correlates of Compensatory Adjustments to the Glottic and Supraglottic Structures in Patients with Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis

Luis M. T. Jesus | Joana Martinez | ... | Aníbal Ferreira
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 827463
  • - Research Article

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids: A Lost Decade for Change

Zoe Yee Ting Chan | Bradley McPherson
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 683279
  • - Research Article

Nonword Repetition and Speech Motor Control in Children

Christina Reuterskiöld | Maria I. Grigos
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 906356
  • - Research Article

A Fast Semiautomatic Algorithm for Centerline-Based Vocal Tract Segmentation

Anton A. Poznyakovskiy | Alexander Mainka | ... | Dirk Mürbe
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