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Allergic reaction to polyethylene glycol in a painter

D. Antolin-Amerigo, M. J. Sánchez-González, J. Barbarroja-Escudero, M. Rodríguez-Rodríguez, A. Álvarez-Perea and M. Alvarez-Mon.

in Occupational Medicine

August 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Dermatology. 1286 words.

We report a case of a male painter who visited our outpatient clinic after developing a distinct skin reaction 15min after the ingestion of a laxative solution containing polyethylene...

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Alveolar proteinosis associated with aluminium dust inhalation

R. Chew, S. Nigam and P. Sivakumaran.

in Occupational Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Occupational Medicine. 1450 words.

Abstract Secondary alveolar proteinosis is a rare lung disease which may be triggered by a variety of inhaled particles. The diagnosis is made by detection of anti-granulocyte-macrophage...

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Anaphylactic reaction in a hairdresser due to sensitization to persulphates

A. Kleniewska, M. Wiszniewska, P. Krawczyk-Szulc, E. Nowakowska-Świrta and J. Walusiak-Skorupa.

in Occupational Medicine

October 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dermatology; Occupational Medicine. 1207 words.

Severe occupational systemic reactions to persulphates have rarely been described and if so mainly after skin contact with bleaching products. We report the first case of a hairdresser with...

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Anti-Oxidant N-Acetylcysteine Diminishes Diesel Exhaust-Induced Increased Airway Responsiveness in Person with Airway Hyper-Reactivity

Chris Carlsten, Meaghan J. MacNutt, Zhihong Zhang, Francesco Sava and Mandy M. Pui.

in Toxicological Sciences

June 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health; Medical Toxicology; Occupational Medicine. 5423 words.

Background: Inhalation of diesel exhaust (DE) at moderate concentrations causes increased airway responsiveness in asthmatics and increased airway...

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Asbestos exposure and the risk of sinonasal cancer

M. Andersson, F. Selin and B. Järvholm.

in Occupational Medicine

June 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Occupational Medicine. 3384 words.

Background

While the increased risk of lung cancer and mesothelioma is well established, the relationship between exposure to asbestos dust and sinonasal...

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Asthma in furniture and wood processing workers: a systematic review

R. E. Wiggans, G. Evans, D. Fishwick and C. M. Barber.

in Occupational Medicine

April 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Occupational Medicine. 6044 words.

Background

Wood dust is a common cause of occupational asthma. There is potential for high exposure to wood dust during furniture and wood manufacturing...

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Bronchial hyperresponsiveness

J. Borak and R. Y. Lefkowitz.

in Occupational Medicine

March 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Occupational Medicine. 8201 words.

Background

Bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR) is often regarded as a ‘hallmark’ of asthma and bronchoprovocation testing is frequently performed to support...

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Brown-Séquard syndrome: a rare manifestation of decompression sickness

W.-S. Tseng, N.-C. Huang, W.-S. Huang and H.-C. Lee.

in Occupational Medicine

December 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Disorders of the Nervous System; Neuropathology. 1440 words.

Neurological decompression sickness (DCS) is a rare condition that commonly leads to spinal cord injury. We report the case of a 30-year-old man who developed left-sided weakness and...

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Cancer risk among workers of a secondary aluminium smelter

A. Maltseva, C. Serra and M. Kogevinas.

in Occupational Medicine

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Occupational Medicine. 1590 words.

Background

Cancer risk in secondary aluminium production is not well described. Workers in this industry are exposed to potentially carcinogenic agents from...

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Cardiovascular disorders

Anne E. Price and Michael C. Petch.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 9926 words.

Cardiovascular disorders remain one of the commonest causes of ill health and death but their incidence in Western society has been declining and there have also been significant reductions...

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