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dc.contributor.authorKrawczyk-Szulc, Patrycja
dc.contributor.authorWagrowska-Koski, Ewa
dc.contributor.authorPuzder, Anna
dc.contributor.authorMarkowski, Przemyslaw
dc.contributor.authorWalusiak-Skorupa, Jolanta
dc.date.accessioned2015-09-02T10:45:44Zen
dc.date.available2015-09-02T10:45:44Zen
dc.date.issued2015en
dc.identifier.citationMedycyna Pracy 2015;66(3):443–450en
dc.identifier.issn0465-5893en
dc.identifier.doi10.13075/mp.5893.00241en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10146/576304en
dc.description.abstractMaking final decisions on the occupational etiology of musculoskeletal diseases is often difficult and problematic at every stage of the diagnostic procedure. Taking into account the need to facilitate decision-making about the causal relationship between the diagnosed disease entity and the working conditions guidelines for the recognition of work-related musculoskeletal diseases have been developed. This paper presents the guidelines for the diagnosis of occupational etiology of humeral epicondylitis, one of the most common occupational disease of the musculoskeletal system in Poland. The developed guidelines have been based on the literature data concerning occupational risk factors of humeral epicondylitis, workload classification, including repetitive movements, awkward postures, and force. Some criteria applied in ergonomic evaluation methods were also included. The presented diagnostic guidelines define approximate benchmarks for stating (after excluding non-occupational etiology) that the identified humeral epicondylitis, is related to the way of working. Crucial work factors that should be analyzed include an operating time of movements overloading tendons connecting to the epicondyle, repetition and force used to perform occupational activities. The developed guidelines are aimed to facilitate occupational physicians diagnostic and certification procedures in case of humeral epicondylitis and determination whether there is a likelihood of its occupational etiology.
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dc.relation.urlhttp://www.journalssystem.com/medpr/PRZEWLEKLE-ZAPALENIE-NADKLYKCI-KOSCI-RAMIENNEJ-WYWOLANE-SPOSOBEM-WYKONYWANIA-PRACY-WYTYCZNE-DIAGNOSTYCZNO-ORZECZNICZE,58337,0,2.htmlen
dc.relation.urlhttp://medpr.imp.lodz.pl/Przewlekle-zapalenie-nadklykci-kosci-ramiennej-wywolane-sposobem-wykonywania-pracy-wytyczne-diagnostyczno-orzecznicze,58337,0,1.htmlen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Medycyna Pracyen
dc.subjectOccupational diseasesen
dc.subjectMusculoskeletal systemen
dc.subjectDiagnosisen
dc.subjectOccupational etiologyen
dc.subjectEpicondylitisen
dc.subjectCertification guidelinesen
dc.titleDiagnostic guidlines for occupational epicondylitispl
dc.title.alternativePRZEWLEKŁE ZAPALENIE NADKŁYKCI KOŚCI RAMIENNEJ WYWOŁANE SPOSOBEM WYKONYWANIA PRACY – WYTYCZNE DIAGNOSTYCZNO-ORZECZNICZEen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentRegional Center of Occupational Medicine Prophylactic and Therapeutic Center in Lodz, Łódź, Poland; Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland; Medical University of Lodz, Łódź, Poland;en
dc.identifier.journalMedycyna Pracyen
refterms.dateFOA2018-12-17T17:46:21Z
html.description.abstractMaking final decisions on the occupational etiology of musculoskeletal diseases is often difficult and problematic at every stage of the diagnostic procedure. Taking into account the need to facilitate decision-making about the causal relationship between the diagnosed disease entity and the working conditions guidelines for the recognition of work-related musculoskeletal diseases have been developed. This paper presents the guidelines for the diagnosis of occupational etiology of humeral epicondylitis, one of the most common occupational disease of the musculoskeletal system in Poland. The developed guidelines have been based on the literature data concerning occupational risk factors of humeral epicondylitis, workload classification, including repetitive movements, awkward postures, and force. Some criteria applied in ergonomic evaluation methods were also included. The presented diagnostic guidelines define approximate benchmarks for stating (after excluding non-occupational etiology) that the identified humeral epicondylitis, is related to the way of working. Crucial work factors that should be analyzed include an operating time of movements overloading tendons connecting to the epicondyle, repetition and force used to perform occupational activities. The developed guidelines are aimed to facilitate occupational physicians diagnostic and certification procedures in case of humeral epicondylitis and determination whether there is a likelihood of its occupational etiology.


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