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Influence of hazardous work conditions of chemical production on health state of the aged workers. When compared with the group aged under 45 years, prevalence of nervous, cardiovascular and locomotor diseases is 1.5-4 times higher in workers aged over 45 and engaged into main occupations (device operators, operators, fitters) in production of organic… (More)
Examination of 94 city bus drivers with long length of service revealed changes in lipid metabolism and C-reactive protein level, dependent on the examinees' age and length of service. Matching the biochemical parameters and clinical data proved that dyslipoproteinemia and serum C-reactive protein level could indicate cardiovascular risk in city bus drivers.
Cooperation of occupational therapists with local authorities and with Sanitary and epidemiologic supervision establishments results in definite positive changes in diagnosis and primary prophylaxis of occupational diseases, improves quality of medical examinations. Prevention of occupational diseases results from contract system in hiring for hazardous… (More)
The analytic review demonstrated negative influence of polluted air on respiratory diseases formation, on development of pathologic changes in neuro-endocrine and cardiovascular systems, kidneys and blood of traffic regulation officers. Special attention was put on possible carcinogenic and genotoxic influence of air polluted with chemicals in exhaust… (More)
The authors represented results of correlating hypoalgesia levels and characteristics of hand bone and joint disorders in vibration disease patients with activation speed and amplitude of evoked action potential in sensory fibres of median and ulnar nerves.
131 patients with diagnosed vibration disease were examined. Intensity, type and localization of pain syndromes were detected with the use of numeral rating scale (NRS) and questionnaires for neuropathic pain (DN4, LANSS, Pain DETECT). Functions of ulnar and median nerves were studied by means of electroneuromyography. The authors revealed the association… (More)
The review covers contemporary views of chronic occupational toxic encephalopathies pathogenesis and classifications of these occupational disorders. Pathophysiologic viewpoints on development and course of chronic brain disorders are presented, general mechanisms of vascular and toxic encephalopathies are considered.