“The Laryngectomee Guide” Philippine Edition

  • Itzhak Brook, MD, MSc Professor of Pediatrics Georgetown University Medical Center
Keywords: larynx, throat, laryngeal cancer, laryngectomee, respiratory care, stoma care, voice prosthesis

Abstract

Dear Editor,

I am happy to announce that “The Laryngectomee Guide” Philippine Edition is available now in paperback and eBook. The eBook is FREE. The translation from English to Tagalog was supervised by Professor Alfredo Pontejos Jr. from the University of the Philippines, Philippine General Hospital, Manila.

The Guide provides practical information that can assist laryngectomees with medical, dental and psychological issues. It contains information about side effects of radiation and chemotherapy; methods of speaking; airway, stoma, and voice prosthesis care; eating and swallowing; medical, dental and psychological concerns; respiration; anesthesia; and travelling. The American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery made the English edition available for free download on their website: http://www.entnet.org/content/laryngectomee-guide

The e-book of the Philippine version of the Guide is available free at: http://bit.ly/2ILzesc

Paperback copies of the Guide are available at: http://bit.ly/39IDwvC

The guide is also available in 20 additional languages - English, Russian, Turkish, Greek, Italian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Bosnian, Arabic, Spanish (4 styles), Portuguese, French, Persian (Farsi), Korean, Japanese, Indonesian and traditional and simplified Chinese: https://dribrook.blogspot.com/2018/08/the-laryngectomee-guide-is-available-in.html

I hope that the Guide would be helpful to laryngectomees and their medical providers in the Philippines.

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Published
2020-12-01
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Brook I. “The Laryngectomee Guide” Philippine Edition. Philipp J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg [Internet]. 2020Dec.1 [cited 2021Apr.22];35(2):61. Available from: https://pjohns.pso-hns.org/index.php/pjohns/article/view/1527