Key clinical point: Emergency physicians are often unaware of the patient impact of acute laryngeal injuries.
Major finding: Injury was associated with worse self-reported breathing and voice outcomes at 10 weeks.
Study details: Prospective analysis of 100 consecutive patients at a single center.
Disclosures: The Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research funded the study. Dr. Gowardman has no relevant disclosures.
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