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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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.
Because verbal communication is of primary concern to almost all laryngectomees, they will make use of any chance to improve their speech.
There was a mildly positive relationship between the perceived importance of pre-operative services provided by speech therapists and those given by peer laryngectomees (r = 0.