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Happy New Year! This year I have followed @JonGordon11’s lead on Twitter and selected #oneword to guide me professionally and personally throughout 2015. The word I’ve selected is Do! I toyed with other words but realized they were all verbs. Action words, like implement, execute, create… I am pleased to say that I have started […]
by Cyndee Williams Bowen, SLP Each month an ever increasing number of my fellow #SLPBloggers participate in Gray Matter Therapy’s #ResearchTuesday project. Follow this link to view current and past editions. Introduction This is my third post regarding the use of oropharyngeal exercises as an alternative or conjunctive treatment for mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea syndrome […]
By Cyndee Williams Bowen, SLP Citation Guimarães K.C., Drager L.F., Genta P.R., Marcondes B.F., Lorenzi-Filho G. Effects of oropharyngeal exercises on patients with moderate obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2009; 179:962-966. Introduction Sleep apnea is a disorder characterized by repeated episodes of breathing stops/starts while sleeping. People with Obstructive Sleep Apnea […]
Introduction My Research Tuesday contribution this month is the first in a two part series regarding Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Part two will be posted in June 2014. It will detail my application of methods outlined in a related study, Guimaraes et al. 2009. There are a number of alternatives for the treatment of obstructive sleep […]
By Cyndee Williams Bowen, SLP To quote the song Radioactive by Imagine Dragons: Welcome to the new age! My instincts tell me that collaborative use of social media by professionals and students alike has exploded over the past decade. An exploration of this phenomenon was the topic of a study published in the Journal of Emerging Trends […]
By Cyndee Williams Bowen, SLP I live and work in Florida. The state of “dangling chads” during the 2000 election. The state of “stand your ground” gun laws. This morning I received a message from my state professional organization, and it contained a link to this article about the debate among Florida lawmakers regarding expansion and […]