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May
DOI: 10.7162/S1809977720120S1PO053

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DYSPHONIA IN PROFESSORS: VIDEOLARYNGOSCOPY FACTORS OF RISK AND DIAGNOSTIC 
DISFONIA EM PROFESSORES: FATORES DE RISCO E DIAGNÓSTICOS VIDEOLARINGOSCÓPIOS 
How to cite this article 
Martins RHG, Hidalgo CB, Neves ERB, Tavares ELM, Fracalossi TA, Gonçalves TM, et al. DYSPHONIA IN PROFESSORS: VIDEOLARYNGOSCOPY FACTORS OF RISK AND DIAGNOSTIC. Int. Arch. Otorhinolaryngol. 2012;16(Suppl. 1):67 

Author(s): 
Regina Helena Garcia Martins, Caio Bosquê Hidalgo, Eny Regina B. Neves, Elaine Lara Mendes Tavares, Thalita de Azevedo Fracalossi, Tatiana Maria Gonçalves





Abstract: 
Dysphonia attacks 50% of the professors, and if it relate to the work conditions. Vocal nodules are prevalent phonotraumatic injuries. OBJECTIVES: to characterize, in dysphonic professors, the vocal symptoms, cofactors of risk, and videolaryngoscopy. METHODS: 50 taken care of dysphonic professors between 2010 and 2011 in the UnespFMB, had filled a protocol and had carried through videolaryngoscopy. RESULTS: 50 professors (46 Women; 4 men), age between 2039 (n26), 4059 (n22), > 60 (n2); education level: basic (n8), medium (n27), basic/average (n24), childhood (n6), superior (n1); Journey: < 20 hours (n6), 2039 hours (n23), > 40 hours (n21); Time in the profession: <5 years (n9), 510 (n9), 1020 (n17), >20 (n15); student for class: <20 (n5), 2040 (n24), >40 (n21). Medical Licence: 13 (n18), 46 (n7), > 6 (n6), no one (n27). Time of dysphonia: < 3 m (n5), 3m1 year (n18), > 1 year (n27),Frequency of the symptoms: permanents (n36), sporadic (n14); Evolution of the symptoms : gradual (n44), suddenly (n6); Factors of worsening: vocal abuse (n45), extreme day (n46), noise (n27), pollutants (n22), others (n30); Symptoms associates: nasalsinusal (n34), gastroesophageal (n26), auditory (n10), others (n18). Symptoms: hoarseness (n46), effort to speech (n35), fatigue and fatigue (n33), cough (n30), others (n90). Videolaryngoscopy: nodules (n18), functionary (n16), paquidermy (n9), others (n13). CONCLUSIONS: the analysis of the questionnaires indicated predominance of the professors between 20 the 39 years, taught in basic and/or average education and extreme hours of working. The vocal symptoms permanent and were related to the overload phonatory and the favorable conditions of the classrooms. Vocal nodules and dysphonia functionaries had been the main videolaryngoscopy diagnostic.







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