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ID (ISN) del documento109119
Número CIS 09-141
ISSN - Título de la serie 1232-1087 - International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
Año 2007
Número de serie
Autor(es) Johnson A.C.
Título Relationship between styrene exposure and hearing loss: Review of human studies
Información bibliográfica 4th Quarter 2007, Vol.20, No.4, p.315-325. 27 ref.
Resumen Occupational exposure to styrene occurs mainly in the manufacturing of fibreglass-reinforced plastics. Since 1988, nine studies have been published on the relationship between occupational exposure to styrene and hearing loss. All studies were cross-sectional epidemiological studies or clinical studies from occupational health clinics. They involved more than 1000 workers exposed to styrene, both with and without concurrent noise exposure. Of the nine studies, seven showed some effects on the auditory system associated with styrene-alone exposure. These effects are examined using different outcome measures such as pure tone audiometry, high frequency hearing loss, and central hearing tests. In some studies, an increased risk for hearing loss was associated with exposure estimates.
Descriptores (primarios) plásticos reforzados por fibras de vidrio; estireno; exámenes audiométricos; valoración de la exposición; déficit de la audición
Descriptores (secundarios) revisión bibliográfica; ruido; epidemiología; relación dosis-respuesta; audiometría de alta frecuencia; audiometría de sonidos puros; fiabilidad
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaSuecia
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Riesgos físicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Exposure evaluation