Quality of life: validation of the Brazilian version of the voice-related quality of life (V-RQOL) measure.

  title={Quality of life: validation of the Brazilian version of the voice-related quality of life (V-RQOL) measure.},
  author={Gisele Gasparini and Mara Behlau},
  journal={Journal of voice : official journal of the Voice Foundation},
  volume={23 1},
The purpose of this prospective study was to perform the Brazilian Voice-Related Quality of Life (V-RQOL) version and to check its psychometric measurement properties and the relationship between vocal self-assessment and the instrument's scores. The translation and validation were performed following the guidelines of the Scientific Advisory Committee of Medical Outcomes Trust. The instrument was administered to 234 patients, 114 with vocal complaints, and 120 without vocal complaints. The… CONTINUE READING

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