Effect of Rate Reduction and Increased Loudness on Acoustic Measures of Anticipatory Coarticulation in Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease
- dysarthria. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p250
An encyclopedia entry for "dysarthria" is presented. It refers to a speech disorder caused by disease or damage to the physical apparatus of speech or to the nerves controlling this apparatus. Individuals with degenerative neurological conditions, such as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's...
- Which Test Best Measures the Severity of Parkinson's Disease? Creb, Erik // Neurology Reviews;Aug2013, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p14
The article informs that the Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite (MSFC) test provides best measurement of the severity of Parkinson's Disease than the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS).
- Preliminary voice and speech analysis following fetal dopamine transplants in 5 individuals with... Baker, Kristin K.; Ramig, Lorraine Olson // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun1997, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p615
Studies preliminary voice and speech analysis following fetal dopamine transplants in individuals with Parkinson disease. Speech and motor exam measures; Phonatory and articulatory functions; Participant characteristics; Data collection; Measurement reliability; Listener perceptual ratings.
- Using the SF-36 measure to compare the health impact of multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease with normal population health profiles. Riazi A; Hobart J C; Lamping D L; Fitzpatrick R; Freeman J A; Jenkinson C; Peto V; Thompson A J // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jun2003, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p710
OBJECTIVE: To examine the relative impact of two chronic neurological disorders, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease, by comparing patients' scores on the medical outcomes study 36-item short form health survey (SF-36) with the health profile of the United Kingdom population norms....
- Impact of Clear, Loud, and Slow Speech on Scaled Intelligibility and Speech Severity in Parkinsonâ€™s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Tjaden, Kris; Sussman, Joan E.; Wilding, Gregory E. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2014, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p779
Purpose: The perceptual consequences of rate reduction, increased vocal intensity, and clear speech were studied in speakers with multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinsonâ€™s disease (PD), and healthy controls. Method: Seventy-eight speakers read sentences in habitual, clear, loud, and slow...
- The existence of phonatory instability in multiple sclerosis: an acoustic and electroglottographic study. Konstantopoulos, Kostas; Vikelis, Michail; Seikel, John Anthony; Mitsikostas, Dimos-Dimitrios // Neurological Sciences;Jun2010, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p259
Dysarthria and phonatory symptomatology are often reported by patients suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS), but have been poorly investigated, although related to life quality. The objective of the study was to investigate the phonatory function in MS patients using objective measures. The...
- Abstracts of Recent Literature. Edelstein, Joan; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Jan98, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p126
Presents an abstract of the article `Long-term Phonatory Instability in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis,' by L. Hartelius, E.H. Buder and E.A. Strand from the 1997 issue of the `Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.'
- ConsolidAiT. // InnovAiT;Apr2012, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p194
The article presents abstract on medical topics, including one on multiple sclerosis (MS), epilepsy, Parkinson's disease.
- NEW ALLIANCE FORMED TO PROTECT EXPERT ROLE. // Nursing Standard;5/9/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 35, p5
The article reports on the establishment of a publication that will outline best practice and the importance of nurses in Great Britain. The publication is stated to be released in the early of 2008. The content of the publication will be contributed by the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society,...