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A clear, effectively illustrated guide for the patient, and inexperienced physician or nurse, to the consequences of laryngectomy and the care of the tracheostomy tube and the stoma. Explains and justifies preoperative, operative, and post operative steps. Describes speech therapy. Puts a realistic perspective on the possible effects of the laryngectomized state on personal relations and how to deal with them.
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Looking Forward. . . . A Guidebook for the Laryngectomee.. Ann Intern Med. 1977;87:646. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-87-5-646_6
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;87(5):646.
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Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
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