Integrative diagnostic model*

This is a powerful methodology for diagnosis developed and refined by Dr. Robert Bastian. In comprises three parts: the voice-focused history; assessment of vocal capabilities and vocal limitations via elicitation; and intense laryngeal examination. Once these three parts of the evaluation are accomplished, the information gleaned from them must be integrated and correlated to arrive at a robust diagnosis. See also: BVI’s diagnostic model/method for voice disorders.

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