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Document ID (ISN)104175
CIS number 05-303
ISSN - Serial title 0465-546X - Medicina y seguridad del trabajo
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gañet Benavente R.E., Martínez Guttiérrez M.P.
Title Voice: Work instrument and occupational risk factor
Original title La voz: instrumento de trabajo y factor de riesgo laboral [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Aug. 2003, Vol.XLX, No.192, p.35-46. Illus. 45 ref.
Abstract This review article describes the mechanism of voice production, examines the use of voice in occupational settings and identifies occupational factors which may cause voice disorders. Contents: voice production; laryngeal anatomy; histology; physiology of phonation; voice changes; diagnosis; dysphonia classification; functional dysphonia; using voice as part of one's work; prevalence and risk factors of voice changes; diagnosis methods used among persons using voice as part of their work; medical supervision and legal aspects.
Descriptors (primary) larynx; risk factors; dysphonia
Descriptors (secondary) smoking; anatomy; histology; diagnosis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)