Chapter 15. Speech in the Unoperated or Late Operated Cleft Lip and Palate Patient

  1. Michael Mars D.Sc lead consultant Chairman visiting professor Faculty of Medicine Fellow,
  2. Debbie Sell PhD Head and
  3. Alex Habel consultant paediatrician
  1. Debbie Sell PhD Head

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988244.ch15

Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World

Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World

How to Cite

Sell, D. (2008) Speech in the Unoperated or Late Operated Cleft Lip and Palate Patient, in Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World (eds M. Mars, D. Sell and A. Habel), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988244.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK

Author Information

  1. Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019689

Online ISBN: 9780470988244

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Keywords:

  • speech and audiology;
  • speech in unoperated or late operated patient;
  • evidence base for speech outcomes;
  • cross-linguistic issues;
  • unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP);
  • speech results and speech therapy;
  • post-operative velopharyngeal function;
  • overall evidence for speech outcomes;
  • pharyngoplasties;
  • managing VPI in Developing World context

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History of the Involvement of the Speech and Language Therapy Profession in Developing World Visits

  • Need for Speech and Language Therapy for Service Delivery, Training and Research

  • Evidence Base for Speech Outcomes

  • Cross-Linguistic Issues

  • Speech Outcomes in Older Patients and Children From the Sri Lankan Cleft Lip and Palate Project

  • Overall Evidence for Speech Outcomes

  • Pharyngoplasties

  • Learning Points

  • References