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ID (ISN) del documento111463
Número CIS 11-0060
ISSN - Título de la serie 1077-3525 - International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health
Año 2008
Número de serie
Autor(es) Donroe J.A., Maurtua-Neumann P.J., Gilman R.H., Acosta A.T., Cain G., Parker J.E., Carhuaricra J.C., Retimozo Padilla J.J., Mendoza D., Zimic M., Moore D.A.
Título Surveillance for early silicosis in high altitude miners using pulse oximetry
Información bibliográfica 3rd quarter 2008, Vol.14, No.3, p.187-192. Illus. 27 ref.
Acceso Internet 11-0060.pdf [en inglés]
Resumen Two cross-sectional studies in a high altitude region of Peru evaluated the role of pulse oximetry for detection of silicosis in high-altitude miners. In the first study, exercise pulse oximetry and chest radiographs were used to evaluate 343 silica-exposed miners and 141 unexposed subjects for evidence of silicosis. The second study investigated the association between exercise oxygen saturation and silicosis in 32 non-silicotic and 65 silicotic miners. Age, resting oxygen saturation and years of mining employment were found to be associated with silicosis. Pulse oximetry should be further investigated as a screening tool for silicosis at high altitudes.
Descriptores (primarios) Perú; altitud alta; silicosis; oximetría; minas
Descriptores (secundarios) diagnostico; estudio transversal; vigilancia médica; fiabilidad; descripción del procedimiento
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Minas y canteras
Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Mining and quarrying