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Flashcards in 4.1 Laryngectomy, Trachs, and Vents Deck (11):
1

Insert censored picture of larynx on slide 3

insert complete picture

2

Same as slide 4

same

3

insert picture on slide 5

same

4

insert picture on slide 6

same

5

What two things make up the pharyngeal-esophageal segment (PE segment)?

- Cricopharyngeus muscle
- Upper Esophageal Segment (UES)

6

What is the primary function of the larynx?

Valve for respiration

7

What is the secondary function of the larynx?

Valve for swallowing

8

What is the third function of the larynx?

phonation (not necessary)

9

Define the following terms:

1. Laryngectomy
2. Laryngectomee
3. Laryngectomies
4. Laryngectomees

1. The surgery
2. The person
3. Plural of the surgery
4. Plural of the person

10

What are the three reasons for a laryngectomy?

- Most commonly for laryngeal cancer (depends on size, location, stage, etd...)

- Laryngeal trauma

- Other (stenosis)

11

What are the three impacts of a laryngectomy?

- Psychological Impact

- Impact on family

- Economic Impact