Performing arts medicine.

  title={Performing arts medicine.},
  author={P F Ostwald and Beno{\^i}t Baron and Nancy Byl and F R Wilson},
  journal={The Western journal of medicine},
  volume={160 1},
Arts medicine has come of age, resulting from 3 important developments over the past decade: improved methods of diagnosis and treatment, an awareness that artists suffer from special problems related to their occupation and lifestyle, and the establishment of health programs emphasizing an interdisciplinary approach to these patients. We focus on the patterns of illness afflicting performing artists, specifically dancers, singers, actors, and instrumental musicians, and explain some of the… CONTINUE READING

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