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Document ID (ISN)108843
CIS number 08-1311
ISSN - Serial title 0465-546X - Medicina y seguridad del trabajo
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ranchal Sánchez A., Vaquero Abellán M.
Title Protocol for the health surveillance of teachers taking occupational diseases into account
Original title Protocolo para la vigilancia de la salud del profesorado con atención a la enfermedad profesional [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information June 2008, Vol.LIV, No.211, p.47-60. Illus. 21 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish] [in Spanish]
Abstract The most frequent pathologies encountered among teachers are voice disorders. It is important to diagnose these diseases during regular medical examinations in this population at risk. An epidemiological survey on the state of health and occupational diseases was carried out involving a sample of 361 teachers (51.8% women). Based on the findings of the survey, a method for monitoring the health of teaching staff, including vocal health, is proposed.
Descriptors (primary) dysphonia; diagnosis; medical supervision; teaching; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) speech communication; description of technique; medical examinations; Spain
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Teaching and educational institutions
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)