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Document ID (ISN)105795
CIS number 06-1346
ISSN - Serial title 1232-1087 - International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sułkowski W., Kowalska S.
Title Occupational voice disorders: An analysis of diagnoses made and certificates issued in 1999-2004
Bibliographic information 2005, Vol.18, No.4, p.341-349. Illus. 12 ref.
Abstract This study involved an analysis of 1261 cases (1042 women and 219 men) of vocal organ disorders referred to the ENT Unit of a Polish institute of occupational medicine during 1999-2004. The majority of the patients (65.7%) were primary school teachers, 54.8% were aged 51-60 years. Laryngological, phoniatric and videostroboscopic examinations and other testing procedures (paranasal sinus imaging, allergenic tests) were used to assess the clinical state of the patients. Videostroboscopic tests proved to be a very helpful tool for discriminating between the functional and organic disorders of the vocal organ.
Descriptors (primary) Poland; diagnosis; dysphonia
Descriptors (secondary) educational institutions; sex-linked differences; age-linked differences
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvincePoland
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)