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ID (ISN) del documento50944
Número CIS 89-194
ISSN - Título de la serie 0301-0023 - Journal of the Society of Occupational Medicine
Año 1986
Número de serie
Autor(es) Sandén Å., Järvholm B.
Título Pleural plaques, respiratory symptoms and respiratory function in shipyard workers exposed to man-made mineral fibres
Información bibliográfica Autumn 1986, Vol.36, No.3, p.86-89. 14 ref.
Resumen In a cross-sectional study, the frequencies of respiratory symptoms, pleural plaques and ventilatory function in shipyard workers with (n = 938) and without (n = 774) man-made mineral fibre (MMMF) exposure were compared. In men with 10 years of exposure to MMMF, coughing with phlegm was found to be somewhat more common (rate ratio = 1.3; P<0.01). No difference in ventilatory function, as measured by FEV1 or FVC, was found. Men with MMMF exposure had pleural plaques slightly more often (rate ratio 1.4; 95% confidence interval 1.1-1.8). The influence of possible unadjusted confounding factors such as asbestos exposure is discussed.
Descriptores (primarios) fibras artificiales; amianto; enfermedades respiratorias; enfermedades pleurales; medicina del trabajo; astilleros; valoración del riesgo; valoración de la exposición; polvos respirables
Descriptores (secundarios) Suecia; paquipleuritis; fumadores; fibrosis pulmonar; mesotelioma pleural; estudio comparado; pruebas funcionales respiratorias; riesgos para la salud; duración de la exposición; exámenes médicos; control radiográfico; encuesta por cuestionario
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Polvos, aerosoles
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Exposure evaluation
Asbestos
Shipbuliding and ship repair
Risk evaluation