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Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Presbyphonia: The Aging Voice

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Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Presbyphonia: The Aging Voice

U of A College of Medicine
Author:  
Mindy Black MD, Robin Samlan PHD CCC-SLP
Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
Geriatric Education Center (GEC)
POGOe Id: 
21960
Date Posted: 
04/19/2017
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
04/19/2017
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Abstract: 

Presbyphonia: The Aging Voice  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, rural clinical sites, they are useful for students and health care professionals from many fields and across a very broad range of health care settings.

Educational objectives: 
  1. Explain what presbyphonia is and why it occurs
  2. Identify a diagnostic test used to confirm the diagnosis of presbyphonia
  3. Explain how presbyphonia is treated
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Subscribers to POGOe are free to reprint Elder Care on their own stationery or in other publications without obtaining specific permission, so long as:

  1. Content is not changed,
  2. No one is charged a fee to use or read the publication,
  3. Authors and their affiliated institutions are noted without change, and
  4. The reprint includes the following statement: “Reprinted courtesy of the Arizona Reynolds Program of Applied Geriatrics and the Arizona Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program”. 
Conflict of Interest Guidelines: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
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Suggested Citation:
Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Presbyphonia: The Aging Voice. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2017 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/21960