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PDF Deterioration of pulmonary function in stone quarry workers.

The pulmonary function tests were performed in quarry workers and controls, Pulmonary functions were assessed by using computerized spi-rometer (Spirowin 2.0). Results were compared by unpaired student's 't' test, and correlation between duration of work and % difference in pulmon ary function was done using Pearson

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Spirometry Quality Assurance: Common Errors and Their Impact ...

Common Errors and Their Impact on Test Results Spirometry is the most common pulmonary function test (PFT) and it plays a central role in occupational respiratory disease surveillance programs. Accurate spirometry testing, interpretation, and follow-up are critical to effective screening and surveillance of workers

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Deterioration of pulmonary function in stone quarry workers.

The pulmonary function tests were performed in quarry workers and controls, Pulmonary functions were assessed by using computerized spi-rometer (Spirowin 2.0). Results were compared by unpaired student’s ‘t’ test, and correlation between duration of work and % difference in pulmon ary function was done using Pearson

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Lung (Pulmonary) Function Tests for Asthma Diagnosis

Along with pulmonary function tests for asthma, your doctor might do allergy tests, blood tests, and chest and sinus X-rays. All of these help the doctor figure out if you have asthma and if there ...

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PDF Assessment of Pulmonary Functions in Stone Crusher Workers ...

Stone crushing work is widely carried out in different parts of Maharashtra, particularly in adjoining villages of major cities having hilly regions. The main aim of the present study was to analyze the pulmonary function tests finding in stone crusher workers in Western Maharashtra taking Karad region as a prototype. In Karad taluka the various

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This work is licensed Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of Stone Crushing Industrial Site at Umuoghara, Ebonyi ...

Considerable pulmonary function im-pairments have been reported in quarry workers.9,10 In a study by Ghotkar, et al,11 the prevalence of respiratory morbidity among stone quarry workers was 32.5%, based on radiological study; the severity of pulmonary function impairment was significantly associated with increasing

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Lung Diseases Program: Pulmonary Function Lab | St. Joseph ...

The Pulmonary Function Lab, located within the outpatient area for the general respirology, COLD and asthma programs, is an important service used to assess/diagnose St. Joseph's patients as well as patients of physicians in the community. It provides: Full pulmonary function testing; Before and after bronchodilator testing

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Pulmonary Function Tests | NHLBI, NIH

Another pulmonary function test, called fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO), measures nitric oxide, which is a marker for inflammation in the lungs. You may have one or more of these tests to diagnose lung and airway diseases, compare your lung function to expected levels of function, monitor if your disease is stable or worsening, and see ...

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CAMC Occupational Lung Center | CAMC Health System

Established in the 1950’s, the Occupational Lung Center provides pulmonary diagnostic testing to be used by the Occupational Pneumoconiosis Board physicians in determining the presence and the extent of impairment of the lung function stemming from inhalation exposure to dust, mist, vapors or fumes within a worker’s occupation.

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Effect of Length of Exposure to Silica Dust on Peak ...

Rathod SB, et al. Pulmonary function tests in stone crushers. Indian J PhysiolPharmacol. 2014;58:300-303. Merenu I, et al. The effect of chronic cement dust exposure on lung function of cement factory workers in sokoto, Nigeria. Afr J Biomed Res. 2007;10:139-143. Nunn A and Gregg I.

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