Prevalence of Voice Disorders in Singers: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Pedro Melo Pestana, Susana Vaz-Freitas, Maria Conceição Manso
  • Journal of Voice, March 2017, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2017.02.010

What is it about?

This is a systematic review and meta analysis comparing studies about self-perceived voice disorders in singers. Sub populations are also compared.

Why is it important?

It gathers information about prevalence of dysphonia in singers. As a systematic review, this paper allows clinicians to easily use research results from a clinical standpoint.

Perspectives

Dr Pedro M Pestana (Author)
Universidade Fernando Pessoa

Speech Pathologist working in private practice - Portugal. PhD student. Research interests: voice; singing; hippotherapy; therapeutic riding.

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