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The purpose of this study is to understand the physical, psychological, and social changes that patients undergo post laryngectomy surgery that may impact their quality of life. The participants for this study included laryngectomized patients, family members or friends of patients, and speech pathologists. Data was gathered using an online questionnaire distributed through social media outlets, support groups, medical centers, speech clinics, and by word of mouth. A total of 35 responses were gathered with 29 surveys being fully completed. This research found that participants who reported being most satisfied with their life overall, were most satisfied with their social support systems.
Baioni, Brooke L., "Quality of Life after Total Laryngectomy" (2017). Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders Undergraduate Honors Theses. 52.