Bárbara N. G. Goulart

Bárbara N. G. Goulart
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul | UFRGS · Health and Human Communication

SLP, MPH, DSc

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Introduction
Phonoaudiologist with special interest in burden of speech-language, swallowing and / or hearing disorders in a general populational basis and more vulnerable populations, causality models of speech-language and/or hearing disorders.
Additional affiliations
August 2009 - October 2018
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
July 2009 - January 2016
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Position
  • Associate Professor, Graduate Studies in Epidemiology
January 2009 - present

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Publications (141)
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RESUMO Apresenta-se um roteiro de atuação em telessaúde para atendimento fonoaudiológico de pacientes adultos em domicílio que foi aplicado em um projeto comunitário durante a Pandemia da COVID-19. O roteiro foi desenvolvido em três etapas distintas. A partir de uma revisão de literatura para a identificação de facilitadores e barreiras para o aten...
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In this study, a script for the telepractice of speech language pathology and audiology services for adult patients at home, is presented. This tool was developed in three stages and used for a community project during the COVID-19 pandemic. A literature search was performed to identify the facilitators and barriers to remote patient care before im...
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IntroductionSwallowing impairment (SI) is an underdiagnosed dysfunction frequently seen as an expected condition of aging. However, SI can lead to health complications and considerable social impact.Methods The objective of this systematic review with meta-analysis was to evaluate the frequency and associated factors with SI in community-dwelling o...
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Purpose to verify personal and work factors, and specialties of Brazilian speech-language therapists and audiologists who use social media profiles, professionally. Methods an online questionnaire was used to carry out a population survey with working speech-language therapists and audiologists in Brazil, in 2020. The outcome of “How would you des...
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Purpose to verify personal and work factors, and specialties of Brazilian speech-language therapists and audiologists who use social media profiles, professionally. Methods an online questionnaire was used to carry out a population survey with working speech-language therapists and audiologists in Brazil, in 2020. The outcome of “How would you des...
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Transnational collaboration in research, clinical service, service-learning, study-abroad programming, educational programs, and consulting among aphasiologists is on the rise worldwide. While it is exciting that global connections abound, it is also critical that we aphasiologists take seriously our roles in promoting human rights, equity, and inc...
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Resumo O objetivo deste artigo é verificar a associação raça/cor e acesso a serviços de reabilitação pós-AVC. Estudo transversal de base populacional com 966 adultos (≥18 anos) pós-AVC, respondentes da Pesquisa Nacional de Saúde. Desfecho, acesso à reabilitação, e exposição (raça/cor) foram coletados de modo autorreferido. Variáveis sociodemográfic...
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Resumo O objetivo do trabalho é analisar as memórias das esquerdas dos anos 1960 sobre a figura de João Goulart a partir de uma perspectiva sociológica. Para isso, são analisadas diversas entrevistas de história oral realizada nos últimos anos com militantes de esquerda do período em questão, incluindo membros do PCB e de grupos de luta armada. A p...
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Background: The exponential growth in epidemiological studies has been reflected in an increase in analytical studies. Thus, theoretical models are required to guide the definition of data analysis, although so far, they are seldom used in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Objective: To propose a multicausal model for oropharyngeal dysphagia...
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Background Prevention, control, and treatment of respiratory tract cancers are important steps towards achieving target 3.4 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—a one-third reduction in premature mortality due to non-communicable diseases by 2030. We aimed to provide global, regional, and national estimates of the burden of tracheal, bron...
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Purpose: To verify the distribution of self-reported speech-language and hearing disorders and their association to sex and age in a representative sample of the population in southern Brazil. Methods: Prevalence of speech-language and hearing disorders in elderly and younger adults according to sex and age: a population survey based on a househ...
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Objective Evaluate how determinants of psychological morbidity were associated with dental caries experience in the caregiver-intellectual deficient pair. Methods A cross-sectional study with 299 pair, who had their oral health status assessed using the DMFT index (decayed, missing and filled teeth). Symptoms of anxiety, depression, stress, qualit...
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Background Hearing loss affects access to spoken language, which can affect cognition and development, and can negatively affect social wellbeing. We present updated estimates from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study on the prevalence of hearing loss in 2019, as well as the condition's associated disability. Methods We did systematic reviews...
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Background Hearing loss affects access to spoken language, which can affect cognition and development, and can negatively affect social wellbeing. We present updated estimates from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study on the prevalence of hearing loss in 2019, as well as the condition's associated disability. Methods We did systematic reviews...
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Objective: To explore factors associated with social discrimination against users of health services regarding dental aesthetic conditions. Methods: Based on a Brazilian National Survey, multivariate Poisson regressions with robust variance were used to explore the association of outcome discrimination related to different motivations in health ser...
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Apresentamos um roteiro de atuação em telessaúde para atendimento fonoaudiológico de pacientes adultos em domicilio e o aplicamos em um projeto comunitário durante a Pandemia da COVID-19. O presente roteiro foi desenvolvido em três etapas distintas. Inicialmente foi realizada uma revisão de literatura afim de identificar aspectos facilitadores e as...
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Background People with intellectual disabilities (IDs) may be at increased risk of developing periodontal diseases and dental caries due to poor oral hygiene. Our aim was to investigate motor proficiency factors associated with presence of visible plaque and gingival bleeding in people with IDs. We were particularly interested in the level of depen...
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Background The purpose of this study was to examine whether impairments in sensorimotor peripheral nerve function are associated with a higher likelihood of swallowing impairment in older adults.Methods Health, Aging and Body Composition participants (n = 607, age = 75.8 ± 2.7 years, 55.8% women, 32.3% black) underwent peripheral nerve testing at Y...
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Purpose: to analyze synchronous teleconsultation as a support tool in the management of temporomandibular disorders in primary health care and to identify which factors have an impact on decisions about teleconsultation. Methods: retrospective study perfomed in TelessaúdeRS, between May 2018 to May 2020. This study used primary data from synchrono...
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BACKGROUND: Self-rated health (SRH) is used to measure individual health status, once it is an important predictor for morbidity and mortality. Hearing impairment (HI) is one of the most impacting handicaps related to social life, and 21% have intense limitation compromising daily activities. However, few studies have investigated SRH in HI. AIM: t...
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RESUMO Apresentamos um relato de experiência de implementação de telefonoaudiologia em tempo real para pacientes que anteriormente eram atendidos em ambulatório em um serviço de atenção primária em saúde. No total, 25 usuários estavam sendo acompanhados pela equipe de fonoaudiologia quando da notificação dos primeiros casos de COVID-19 no sul do Br...
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A pandemia da COVID-19 trouxe desafios e necessidade de adaptação em diversas frentes. A atualização das formas de trabalho é necessária e promover ensino e atendimento no setor saúde condizentes com o século XXI é fundamental. Não estamos apenas tratando da formação de graduandos na área de Fonoaudiologia, mas do atendimento clínico a uma parcela...
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Background Across low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), one in ten deaths in children younger than 5 years is attributable to diarrhoea. The substantial between-country variation in both diarrhoea incidence and mortality is attributable to interventions that protect children, prevent infection, and treat disease. Identifying subnational r...
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We present an experience report on the implementation of real-time telehealth in speech-language and hearing therapy for patients who were previously seen on an outpatient basis in a primary health care service. Twenty-five users were being monitored by the Speech-Language Therapy (SLT) team when the first cases of COVID-19 were notified in souther...
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Resumo O objetivo deste artigo é estimar a prevalência de acesso e uso dos serviços de Fonoaudiologia e identificar as variáveis associadas ao acesso. Estudo transversal de base populacional. A amostra foi composta de indivíduos adultos residentes em Porto Alegre/RS. Os dados foram coletados a partir de um instrumento construído com domínios de que...
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Background: The literature remains seldom on the topic of self-rated health (SRH) among the national working populations of emerging countries. The objectives of the study were to examine the associations of occupational factors with SRH in a national representative sample of the working population in Brazil. Methods: This study relied on a cros...
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Purpose: To review the Speech-Language Pathology literature studies from the epidemiology and causality perspective. Research strategies: A national and international literature survey was carried out with searches from PubMed, SciELO and gray literature bases, conducted according to the instructions of the Cochrane Collaboration and published u...
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The act of crossing an international border for healthcare is a reality in border areas and the flow is in the direction of the city with more human and healthcare resources. Although several prognostic factors related to HIV+ patients are known, the prognostic value of this type of mobility for long term care is still neglected. This study compare...
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Purpose: Stroke is a common disease for people and a global public health concern in terms of mortality, disability, and cost demand. This study aims to assess which groups of comorbidities related to speech-language disorders are identified by physicians and nurses of the Family Health Strategy (FHS) as to be referred to post-stroke speech-langua...
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Purpose To describe the presence of speech-language therapists (SLT) in the primary health care (PHC) in Brazil and its association with socioeconomic inequalities. Methods Cross-sectional study with 17,157 PHC services in all Brazilian states. Based on the NASF External Assessment Questionnaire sub-item “speech-language therapist”, which was used...
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Background Some studies have already explored the relationship between diabetes and hearing loss; however, this relationship has still not been well established, especially due to methodological limitations related to lack of control for confounders. The aim of this study was to analyze the association between self-reported hearing impairment and d...
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Illicit drug use is related to individual characteristics; however, social and family environments seem to be associated with this consumption. The aim of this study was to analyze the association of the relationships between parents or guardians and Brazilian adolescents that use illicit drugs. This is a cross-sectional study with data from the Br...
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Background Population estimates underpin demographic and epidemiological research and are used to track progress on numerous international indicators of health and development. To date, internationally available estimates of population and fertility, although useful, have not been produced with transparent and replicable methods and do not use stan...
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Background The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017 (GBD 2017) includes a comprehensive assessment of incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability (YLDs) for 354 causes in 195 countries and territories from 1990 to 2017. Previous GBD studies have shown how the decline of mortality rates from 1990 to 2016 has le...
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Background Assessments of age-specific mortality and life expectancy have been done by the UN Population Division, Department of Economics and Social Affairs (UNPOP), the United States Census Bureau, WHO, and as part of previous iterations of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD). Previous iterations of the GBD used...
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Background How long one lives, how many years of life are spent in good and poor health, and how the population's state of health and leading causes of disability change over time all have implications for policy, planning, and provision of services. We comparatively assessed the patterns and trends of healthy life expectancy (HALE), which quantifi...
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BACKGROUND: Assessments of age-specific mortality and life expectancy have been done by the UN Population Division, Department of Economics and Social Affairs (UNPOP), the United States Census Bureau, WHO, and as part of previous iterations of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD). Previous iterations of the GBD used...
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Background The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017 (GBD 2017) includes a comprehensive assessment of incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability (YLDs) for 354 causes in 195 countries and territories from 1990 to 2017. Previous GBD studies have shown how the decline of mortality rates from 1990 to 2016 has le...
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Summary Background: How long one lives, how many years of life are spent in good and poor health, and how the population’s state of health and leading causes of disability change over time all have implications for policy, planning, and provision of services. We comparatively assessed the patterns and trends of healthy life expectancy (HALE), which...
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Background Efforts to establish the 2015 baseline and monitor early implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlight both great potential for and threats to improving health by 2030. To fully deliver on the SDG aim of “leaving no one behind”, it is increasingly important to examine the health-related SDGs beyond national-leve...
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Background: There have been very few studies exploring the occupational risk factors for major depressive disorder (MDD) in the working populations in Latin America. The aim of this study was to explore the associations between a large set of occupational factors and MDD in the Brazilian working population. Methods: The study was based on the cr...
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Objective: to investigate the literature production on the design of forms for research in the health area and describe the most relevant concepts and precepts of the topic. Methods: an integrative literature review in the PubMed and Scielo databases with the key words: survey, constructing, questionnaire, formulary, development and design in vario...
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This paper presents a review of issues concerning research integrity and ethics. The components of research integrity and ethical behavior are critical for education in institutions. These aspects are essential when engaging in research and for the identification of these elements in research papers. This knowledge will contribute to successful and...
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Objectifs L’objectif de l’étude était d’identifier les facteurs professionnels associés à la dépression dans la population au travail brésilienne. Méthodes Une étude transversale a été réalisée à l’aide des données de l’enquête nationale sur la santé brésilienne (Pesquisa Nacional de Saúde–PNS, 2013). Au total, 60 202 personnes ont été interrogées...
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As alterações morfológicas e funcionais que atingem o sistema estomatognático podem ser agravadas por perdas de dentes e utilização de prótese dentária, que comprometem o ato mastigatório e a deglutição de idosos. Objetivo: assim, propõe-se a presente revisão de literatura, que tem como objetivo estreitar os conhecimentos que devem existir entre a...
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Objective To establish an association between family relationship and the use of illicit drugs by adolescents. Methods A cross-sectional study based on data from Pesquisa Nacional de Saúde do Escolar (PeNSE, Brazilian Students’ Health Survey, 2015), whose sample consisted of 102,301 students from the ninth grade. Variables representative of family...
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Objective To study the association between aspects of mental health and the family context with tobacco experimentation and consumption among Brazilian schoolchildren. Methods A cross-sectional study using data from the National Survey of Schoolchildren Health in Brazil conducted in 109,104 schoolchildren from the ninth year of elementary school o...
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Objetivo Descrever o conhecimento das equipes assistenciais sobre a disfagia e prescrição e administração de medicamentos orais em pacientes disfágicos adultos. Métodos Estudo transversal, realizado com médicos, enfermeiros e técnicos de enfermagem das unidades de internação e terapia intensiva em hospital universitário do Sul do Brasil. Participa...
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Purpose: to analyze the self-perception of transgender women’s voice handicap in comparison to the voices’ gender perception by naïve listeners. Methods: 31 transgender women, who were first submitted to vocal acoustic assessment and had their voices recorded to measure fundamental frequency and standard deviations, were eligible to the study. Nex...
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Parents play a crucial role in development of communication skills in children. Current study was undertaken to gather parental perceptions with respect to communication problems in preschool children in Indian context. Perception of communication problems among sixty parents of preschool Indian children were explored using a semi structured questi...
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Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of a simplified clinical examination of swallowing by dentists and the Eating Assessment Tool (EAT-10), when compared with the diagnosis provided by a speech pathologist (gold standard). Methods: Three dentists and 1 speech pathologist clinically evaluated 265 older persons in southern...
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Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of a simplified clinical examination of swallowing by dentists and the Eating Assessment Tool (EAT-10), when compared with the diagnosis provided by a speech pathologist (gold standard). Methods: Three dentists and 1 speech pathologist clinically evaluated 265 older persons in south...
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Introduction: Appropriate communication behaviors are developed when the complex language processes are wellbalanced. Objective: To investigate the occurrence of hearing and speech disorders and their associated factors in children. Methods: Study based on interviews with secondary informants of 95 children of a waiting list for a medical consultan...