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Vocal Pathology IV

Richard Stasney, Robert O'Brien
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Presented by C. Richard Stasney, M. D., F.A.C.S.
Director of the Texas Voice Center in Houston

Vocal Pathology IV, fourth in the Vocal Pathology series, focuses on systemic disease case studies. Covering 11 categories and 19 sub categories, includes 66 videos, fully controllable, frame by frame. Abducted and adducted still views for each case with 56 CSL graphs. Large view for every still view and CSL graph.

Video and Still View
View systemic disease cases. Eleven types of pathology with 19 subcategories plus normal, each case includes video, audio and video still views; abducted & adducted. Stills display in both 320 x 240 and extra large 640 x 480 size. Videos play slow, or use a slider bar to freeze video at any frame. All videos include original sound.

CSL View
56 case examples of KayPENTAX Computer Speech Lab (CSL) chart. All charts can be displayed in either 640 x 480 or 320 x 240 sizes. CSL charts set a standard to make easy comparison of the different effects of vocal pathology. Included are audio clips of the "Rainbow" speech for all pathologies that support sound.

Large View
All cases include a large 640 x 480 abducted and adducted still view.

Reflux View
Vocal Pathology IV includes a comprehensive reflux section. Introduction has in-depth information on cause and recommendations to prevent acid reflux. Sections within include LPRD, Granulomas, Contact Ulcers and Leukoplakia complete with video, stills, and CSL graphs.

Support Card
Details several systemic vocal pathologies.

Minimum Requirements:
For Microsoft Windows: An Intel Pentium III 800 processor running Windows 98SE, 2000 SP1, XP SP2, or NT version 4.0 SP6 or later; 512 MB of installed RAM; and a color monitor, 1024 x 768 minimum screen size For Mac: OS X 10.2.8 or better, will not run in classic environment

Soundcard with MIDI
QuickTime 5.0 or better (latest version installed during Windows setup, Mac assumes prior install) Free space on hard drive 860 MB

About The Authors

Richard Stasney

Robert O'Brien

Founder, Blue Tree Publishing, Inc.

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