Taking Correct Occupational History
in Residency Training
Sample distribution according to maintenance workers' clinical and occupational history
(n=57) Variables Absolute Relative Frequency N Frequency % Chemical exposure at workplace 37 64.9 Exposure to high noise levels at 38 66.7 former job Non-occupational noise exposure 23 40.4 Audiometric testing at the workplace 57 100 History of morbidities 18 31.6 Otalgia complaint 5 8.8 Otorrhea complaint 3 5.3 Dizziness complaint 8 14.0 Tinnitus complaint 10 17.5 Report of difficulty in speech 4 7.0 understanding Table 2.
PEF assessment, one of the most important tests for the diagnosis of WRA, must be taught to occupational health physicians, observations must be performed by occupational health physicians PEF observation, non-specific BPT, and skin prick test for suitable cases would be sufficient besides occupational history
and clinical properties for the diagnosis of WRA.
Study participants provided a lifetime occupational history
, which included all jobs held for at least 1 year, with specific details on job title, type of business, factory name, description of work tasks, and employment dates.
Having been a renter for 10 years, he had worked for a total of 34 years as a high-specialized joiner in several furniture industries in Italy and Western Germany, and his occupational history
suggested very high level of exposure during polishing and sawing of hardwood dust (oak, mahogany, beech and pine: available technical reports suggested exposure between 4.8-6 mg/[m.sup.3] from 1985 and 1990, then reduced to 3.4-4.4 mg/[m.sup.3] until his retirement).
Raise awareness amongst senior house officers (SHO's) and other doctors in the Trust regarding recording of pre-morbid history, occupational history
, name of keyworker as this was only done in 52%, 62%, 56% cases respectively.
Mr Rebello said: "It is important that the court receives from HMRC National Insurance branch the occupational history
held by them, which will corroborate when Mr Carmichael was working in the various industries he was working in.
In one instance, students were presented with a case study, provided with the client's diagnosis, signs/symptoms, and medical and occupational history
. Students used the information to create feasible goals and then design an intervention that would facilitate a successful outcome.
Transitions between full-time and part-time work in two consecutive three-month periods of the occupational history
were infrequent events, involving only 2 per cent of all person-periods.
(1) Assessing the risk of allergen exposure encompasses a multifaceted approach using several risk assessment techniques (medical and occupational history
questionnaires, hazard identification through observations and measurements, job exposure matrix), focusing on controlling allergen exposure.
Current risk factor surveys include sociodemographic characteristics, occupational history
(most recent and longest held jobs), military history, cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, physical activity, family history of neurodegenerative diseases, and disease progression.