The Performer’s Voice 2nd Edition eBook PDF Free Download
Edited by Michael S. Benninger, Thomas Murry and Michael M. Johns III
Published by Plural Publishing
About the Book
The Performer’s Voice, 2nd Edition is edited by Michael S. Benninger, Thomas Murry and Michael M. Johns III. This Second Edition textbook presents a comprehensive approach to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of voice disorders as well as up-to-date voice care and injury prevention information-specifically related to actors, singers, and other voice professionals.
– This second edition is completely updated with six new chapters and contributions from leading voice professionals.
– Written in an accessible, straightforward style, The Performer s Voice, Second Edition appeals to medical professionals, vocal coaches, and professional performers.
– This text not only serves as an effective resource for practitioners and clinicians who provide state-of-the-art treatment to voice professionals, but also provides professional vocalists and coaches with insight into what to look for when seeking treatment.
– The authors have dedicated their careers to voice disorders and prevention of voice injury as well as education and research to advance the science and art of voice care.
– The diversity of authors backgrounds supports the importance of a multidisciplinary approach in the care of voice disorders.
What You will Learn
The Topics Covered in this Textbook are
Part I. Overview
2. Music and the Brain
3. History of Professional Voice Care
4. Anatomy of the Vocal Mechanism: Structure of the Voice
5. Physiology of Voice Production: How Does the Voice Work?
6. Normal Voice Maturation: Hormones and Age
7. The Pediatric Voice
8. The Aging Voice
9. Artistic Vocal Styles and Techniques
Part II. Diagnostics
10. Case History, Interview, and Voice Handicap Assessment
11. Examination of the Singer
12. Aerodynamic and Acoustic Voice Measurements
13. Perceptual Attributes and Assessment of the Singer’s Voice
14. Reflux and the Performer’s Voice
15. Acute Assessment of Professional Singers
Part III. Medical Treatments
16. Medications: The Positive and Negative Impact on Voice
17. Complementary and Alternative Medications and Techniques
18. Vocal Emergencies
19. Medical Problems in Performers
Part IV. Behavioral Treatments
20. Training and Teaching the Singer
21. Voice Therapy for Benign Vocal Fold Lesions and Scar in Singers and Actors
22. The Alexander Technique and Other Strategies for Dealing With Vocal Tension
23. Treatment of Injured Singers and Professional Speakers: The Singer/Actor, Singer/Dancer, and Singer/Musician
24: Performance Anxiety: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment
Part V. When Surgical Treatment is Necessary
25. Surgical Anatomy, Planning, and Consent
26. Microlaryngoscopic Procedures and Operations
27. Office-Based Procedures in Performers and Other Vocal Professionals
28. Surgery (Nonlaryngeal) for the Professional Vocalist
29. Postoperative Voice Care of the Singer
Part VI. Building a Professional Voice Practice
30. The Professional Voice Practice
31. Medical-Legal Implications of Professional Voice Care
For Whom is this Book For
The Performer’s Voice, 2nd Edition is perfect for ENT Specialists, Residents and Practicing Physicians. It is the must have reference for practitioners and residents! It acts as Reference Material for those MBBS students who are pursuing their Post-Graduation in ENT and Otolaryngology. It includes topics pretty useful for Other Health Care Professionals including Clinical Pharmacists, Nurses and Professors.
Format of the eBook: PDF Size: 84.4 MB
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