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EVALUATION cont’d……

Use Voice Rating Scaleshelps measure severity of disorder

      Listening and thinking objectively is an essential skill

      Compares performance of client to peers of some age/gender in the

       Following:       1) Pitch /frequency  (phonation)      

                                2) Loudness/Intensity (phonation)             

                                3) Quality/Waveform (respiration)

                                      -  breathiness/air wastage/airflow rate

                                      -  hoarseness       -  thinness   

                                      - tightness            -  tremor

                                      - strained              -  strangled  

                                4) Nasal and Oral resonance  

                                5) Speech Rate   

                                6) Variability of Inflection

 Self-Rating Scales

    Provides valid & reliable self- assessment of patient

                            1)     Voice handicap Inventory  

                            2)     Voice Related Quality of Life (VRQOL)

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