laryngectomee


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laryngectomee

 [lar″in-jek´to-me]
a person whose larynx has been removed.

lar·yn·gec·to·mee

(lar'in-jek'tŏ-mē),
A person who has had a laryngectomy.

laryngectomee

(lăr″ĭn-jĕk′tō-mē) [″ + ektome, excision]
An individual whose larynx has been removed.
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The website says many laryngectomees experience loss of smell and/or loss of taste, but these can return over time.
We hope that a simpler, standardized method of ventilating this particular cohort of patients will allay the anxiety and apprehension that operating-room personnel feel when we are dealing with an unconscious laryngectomee.
All the respondents had to rate the importance of pre- and post-surgery visitations by both the speech therapist(s) and peer laryngectomees regardless of their previous experience with those visits.
Pearson Product Moment Correlation coefficients were calculated to indicate the relationships between (1) the degree of self-help participation and the perceived degree of needs in the health services and social arena, and (2) the perceived importance of services offered by speech therapists and that offered by peer laryngectomees, both in pre-operative and post-operative phases.
Six out of the 11 working laryngectomees did not report substantial demand of speech at work since they are either manual workers or have their own business.