Musculoskeletal disorders in sign language interpreters: a systematic review protocol [post]

Leandro Vieira Lisboa, Sara Ribeiro Nunes, Lorrane Caroline de Oliveira, Neuma Chaveiro, Dolors Rodríguez-Martín
2020 unpublished
BackgroudFull physical, mental and social well-being is presented by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a definition for health. The relationship between "health" and "work" is present in an area known as "worker health", this area aims to promote, protect, recover and rehabilitate workers' health. It is known that different musculoskeletal disorders affect employees from the most diverse occupational groups due to their working hours, with high cognitive and physical demands according to
more » ... ands according to the specificity of each labor branch. The sign language interpreter is a professional who develops his activities by carrying out communication between users of two different languages, auditory-oral and visual-gestural, due to the high cognitive and physical demand of these professionals during simultaneous interpretation, there are risks of developing disorders musculoskeletal.MethodsThe study will be conducted by two independent reviewers following the rules of the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyzes (PRISMA), a search will be carried out in the main databases: LILACS; SciELO; ScienceDirect; Scopus Elsevier; PubMED; Web of Science for the selection of articles published until 2020. There will be no language or locale limitations. The assessment of methodological quality will be carried out using instruments from the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI).DiscussionThis systematic review aims to analyze the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in sign language interpreters from a systematic review.Systematic review registrationPROSPERO, CRD42020178849
doi:10.21203/ fatcat:7baj27o2rvgpvbr64xyhxd66wq