Treatment responsiveness of the Singing Voice Handicap Index.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: To examine the responsiveness of the previously validated Singing Voice Handicap Index (SVHI) to treatment related changes in patients' singing voice. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective. METHODS: Thirty singing patients at a tertiary voice clinic prospectively completed the Voice Handicap Index and SVHI at their initial presentation, pretreatment, and posttreatment. RESULTS: Patients had lower SVHI scores posttherapy compared with the initial SVHI scores (P

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cohen, SM; Witsell, DL; Scearce, L; Vess, G; Banka, C

Published Date

  • September 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 118 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 1705 - 1708

PubMed ID

  • 18677273

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1531-4995

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/MLG.0b013e31817aec83


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States