The Laryngectomee Guide
This practical guide was written by Dr. Itzhak Brook, a physician and a laryngectomee. It is aimed at providing practical information that can assist laryngectomees and their caregivers in dealing with medical, dental and psychological issues. The guide contains information about the side effects of radiation and chemotherapy; the methods of speaking after laryngectomy; how to care for the airway, stoma, heat and moisture exchanger filter, and voice prosthesis. In addition it addresses eating and swallowing issues, medical, dental and psychological concerns, respiration and anesthesia, and travelling as a laryngectomee.
- Publication Date
- Mar 30, 2013
- Science & Medicine
- All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
- By (author): Itzhak Brook, M.D.