[Evaluation of silicosis in ceramic workers].

  title={[Evaluation of silicosis in ceramic workers].},
  author={Aysin Sakar and Ece Kaya and Pinar Çelik and Nurhan Gencer and Orhan Temel and Nesrin Yaman and Levent Sepit and Cetin Aydin Yildirim and Lale Dağyildizi and Evşen Coşkun and G{\"o}n{\"u}l Dinç and Arzu Yorgancioglu and Arif Hikmet Cimrin},
  journal={Tuberkuloz ve toraks},
  volume={53 2},
This study is aimed to evaluate the incidence of silicosis and the relation of it with personal and work-related factors among workers exposed to silica in ceramic factory. Workers were evaluated by respiratory symptoms, physical examination, pulmonary function and radiological findings. Occupational and Enviromental Pulmonary Disease Evaluation Questionnaire of the Turkish Thoracic Society Enviromental and Occupational Pulmonary Diseases Working Group was used. 365 of 626 workers had exposure… CONTINUE READING
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