Laryngectomy patients are a special population with unique medical concerns related to their respiratory and communication needs and health care professionals are not always prepared to treat this group of patients. This research study sets out to answer the following questions: Are laryngectomy patients receiving education and counseling and which health care professionals are providing this service? Second, are health care providers in a variety of health care settings knowledgeable about the needs of laryngectomy patients? Finally, which health care settings provide the greatest challenges for laryngectomy patients?
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Research Poster 4770
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