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ID (ISN) del documento110227
Número CIS 09-1253
ISSN - Título de la serie 1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Año 2009
Número de serie
Autor(es) Arif A.A., Delclos G.L., Serra C.
Título Occupational exposures and asthma among nursing professionals
Información bibliográfica Apr. 2009, Vol.66, No.4, p.274-278. 23 ref.
Resumen To identify occupational risk factors associated with the development of new-onset asthma and bronchial hyper-responsiveness (BHR) in nurses, a cross-sectional survey was administered to a sample of licensed Texas nurses and compared to three other healthcare professional groups. Occupational exposures were ascertained through a job-exposure matrix. Self-reported asthma was significantly greater among nursing professionals involved in medical instrument cleaning (odds ratio (OR) 1.67), exposed to cleaning products and disinfectants (OR 1.72), using powdered latex gloves (OR 1.60) and exposed to solvents (OR 2.00). Risks of BHR symptoms were significantly greater among nursing professionals exposed to cleaning products and disinfectants (OR 1.57) ant to solvents (OR 1.51).
Descriptores (primarios) Texas; asma; hipersensibilidad; factores de riesgo; personal de enfermería
Descriptores (secundarios) guantes de protección; desinfección del material; apreciación subjetiva; Estados Unidos; productos de limpieza; relación trabajo-exposición; látex; disolvente; desinfectantes; valoración de la exposición; estudio transversal; caucho natural
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEspaña; Estados Unidos
Tema(s) Cemercio, servicios, oficinas
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Health care services