Speaking Valve Indications in the Head & Neck versus Acute Care Population

Track: Medical Speech Pathology

Session Number: 4249
Date: Fri, Mar 2nd, 2018
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM


Speaking valves can play a beneficial role in patients with tracheostomy tubes. However, not all patient populations with tracheostomy are managed similarly. This presentation provides a basic overview of various types of tracheostomy tubes. Assessment and application for speaking valve placement in various populations will be identified.


Session Type: Traditional

Session Type: Traditional