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Document ID (ISN)102241
CIS number 03-1195
ISBN(s) 84-351-0328-5
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ferreras de la Fuente A., Antolín García M.T., García Arroyo M.I.
Title Guide to evaluating work incapacity as a consequence of lung disease
Original title Guía para la determinación de la incapacidad laboral en las enfermedades pulmonares [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Medicina y Seguridad del Trabajo, Madrid, Spain, 2000. viii, 247p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index.
Abstract This guide to the evaluation of the degree of work incapacity as a consequence of the most common chronic lung diseases is aimed at occupational physicians. Contents: definitions of incapacity; anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system; diagnosis techniques; obstructive ventilatory impairment; interstitial lung diseases; obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome; respiratory diseases due to ventilation alterations (hypoventilation); bronchopulmonary tumours; occupational respiratory diseases (asthma, hypersensitivity pneumonia, pneumoconiosis, silicosis, coal miners' pneumoconiosis, asbestosis, talcosis, siderosis, berylliosis); pulmonary hypertension, international disease classification codes (ICD-9-CM). Appendices include: tables summarizing the incapacity criteria for the most common lung diseases and the criteria for determining the degree of incapacity.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; Spain; degree of disability; respiratory diseases; diagnosis; sickness absenteeism
Descriptors (secondary) obstructive ventilatory impairment; allergic respiratory disorders; extrinsic allergic alveolitis; asthma; bronchial cancer; lung diseases; pulmonary fibrosis; apnoea; pleural mesothelioma; pneumoconiosis; asbestosis; talc pneumoconiosis; berylliosis; siderosis; manuals; classification; chronic respiratory diseases; hypertension
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Workers' compensation
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)