Picture of virus under microscope

Research under the microscope...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs.

Strathprints serves world leading Open Access research by the University of Strathclyde, including research by the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS), where research centres such as the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC), the Cancer Research UK Formulation Unit, SeaBioTech and the Centre for Biophotonics are based.

Explore SIPBS research

The paediatric voice clinic : our experience of 81 children referred over 28 months

Wynne, David McGregor and Cohen, Wendy (2012) The paediatric voice clinic : our experience of 81 children referred over 28 months. Clinical Otolaryngology, 37 (4). pp. 318-320. ISSN 1749-4478

[img] Microsoft Word (Main document)
Paediatric_Voice_Clinic_paper_final_version_3_May.doc - Preprint

Download (59kB)

Abstract

Young children are more amenable to awake laryngoscopic evaluation than previously considered. A high success rate (74%) in our clinic attests to this. Girls appear to present in our clinic with vocal fold nodules at a younger age than boys and this observation requires further investigation to establish referral patterns by gender. This is especially important given that girls may have persisting difficulties as a result of vocal fold nodules as they mature. Vocal fold nodules continue to be the predominant diagnosis as previously reported. Systematic research is required for efficacy of Speech and Language Therapy intervention in this population.