journal
MENU ▼
Read by QxMD icon Read
search

Medycyna Pracy

journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628510/adaptive-and-maladaptive-perfectionism-and-professional-burnout-among-medical-laboratory-scientists
#1
Marlena Robakowska, Anna Tyrańska-Fobke, Maciej Walkiewicz, Małgorzata Tartas
BACKGROUND: The goal of this paper is to verify the correlations between adaptive and maladaptive perfectionism and the selected demographic and job characteristics vs. professional burnout among medical laboratory scientists in Poland. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study group consisted of 166 laboratory scientists. The Polish Adaptive and Maladaptive Perfectionism Questionnaire (Szczucka) was used for testing perfectionism. The Oldenburg Burnout Inventory was used for examining burnout syndrome...
April 9, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29615826/-optimization-of-the-method-for-the-determination-of-diethyl-sulfate-at-workplaces
#2
Joanna Kowalska, Anna Jeżewska
BACKGROUND: Diethyl sulfate (DES) is a substance classified to the group of carcinogens. The value of maximum admissible concentration for this substance in workplace air is not specified in Poland. Due to the use of DES in domestic companies there is a need to develop a sensitive method for the determination of diethyl sulfate in the work environment. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Studies were performed using gas chromatography (GC) technique. An Agilent Technologies chromatograph, series 7890A, with a mass selective detector (5975C, Agilent Technologies, USA) was used in the experiment...
April 4, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29599532/-job-satisfaction-vs-occupational-stress-quantitative-analysis-of-3-organizational-units-of-a-public-sector-institution
#3
Anna Rogozińska-Pawełczyk
BACKGROUND: The influence of subjective perception of occupational stress and its individual factors on the overall level of job satisfaction was analyzed. The respondents were also asked to answer the question of the potential differences in terms of variables in managers and non-managers, and in various demographic factors. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This article presents the results of a study conducted among 5930 people employed in 3 units of the examined public sector institution...
March 30, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29569627/-selected-risk-factors-for-occupational-exposures-to-blood-borne-pathogens-in-cosmetics-salons
#4
Maria Gańczak, Marta Paczewska, Zbigniew Szych, Katarzyna Topczewska, Marzna Drozd-Dąbrowska
BACKGROUND: Services offered in the esthetic/beauty industry poses the risk of blood-borne infections (BBIs) due to carrying out invasive procedures. The study objective: was to assess the number of sharps injuries, occupational risk factors, and preventive methods used among cosmetologists. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The anonymous survey was conducted (February-April 2017) in randomly selected beauty/esthetic medicine clinics in Szczecin, Poland; 96 cosmetologists were invited...
March 22, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29565046/-assessment-of-fungal-aerosol-exposure-at-selected-workplaces-contaminated-with-organic-dust-of-different-origin
#5
Anna Ławniczek-Wałczyk, Marcin Cyprowski, Małgorzata Gołofit-Szymczak, Angelina Wójcik-Fatla, Violetta Zając, Rafał L Górny
BACKGROUND: <sup></sup>In recent years, the number of people suffering from diseases caused by fungi has been increasing. However, knowledge of the biodiversity of fungal pathogens in the work environment is still insufficient. The aim of this work was to evaluate the exposure to fungi being disseminated in the air of workplaces contaminated with organic dust of plant and animal origin. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Bioaerosol samples were collected at 3 occupational settings (poultry farm, biomass burning power plant and wastewater treatment plant) using button samplers...
March 21, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29565045/types-of-falls-and-strategies-for-maintaining-stability-on-an-unstable-surface
#6
Michalina Błażkiewicz, Ida Wiszomirska, Katarzyna Kaczmarczyk, Andrzej Wit
BACKGROUND: Falls constitute an important health issue. They cause significant morbidity, mortality and have marked psychological effects on the individual, too. The aim of this study has been to determine parameters describing human movement strategies for balance and the reaction if balance is lost as a result of an unstable ground, and to attempt to describe the types of falls. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study group comprised 20 volunteers. Kinematic parameters of falling and dynamic stability were measured using the Vicon Motion System and the Biodex Balance System SD...
March 15, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29565044/-late-effects-of-mass-acute-phosphine-poisoning-case-report
#7
Małgorzata Waszkowska, Jolanta Walusiak-Skorupa, Dorota Merecz-Kot, Marta Wiszniewska
This paper reports the case of collective acute phosphide (PH<sub>3</sub>) intoxication among the crew aboard a merchant ship. All the intoxicated individuals were hospitalized 3 months after the accident. The aim of examinations was to identify late health effects of the accident. Laboratory tests and consultations were performed during their stay in the hospital. There were 5 cases of toxic liver damage. other 5 patients were diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder and adjustment disorders...
March 15, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29521377/-acoustic-conditions-in-open-plan-office-application-of-technical-measures-in-a-typical-room
#8
Witold Mikulski
BACKGROUND: Noise in open plan offices should not exceed acceptable levels for the hearing protection. Its major negative effects on employees are nuisance and impediment in execution of work. Specific technical solutions should be introduced to provide proper acoustic conditions for work performance. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Acoustic evaluation of a typical open plan office was presented in the article published in "Medycyna Pracy" 5/2016. None of the rooms meets all the criteria, therefore, in this article one of the rooms was chosen to apply different technical solutions to check the possibility of reaching proper acoustic conditions...
March 8, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29493628/-functional-assessment-of-patients-with-vertigo-and-dizziness-in-occupational-medicine
#9
Ewa Zamysłowska-Szmytke, Sylwia Szostek-Rogula, Mariola Śliwińska-Kowalska
BACKGROUND: Balance assessment relies on symptoms, clinical examination and functional assessment and their verification in objective tests. Our study was aimed at calculating the assessment compatibility between questionnaires, functional scales and objective vestibular and balance examinations. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A group of 131 patients (including 101 women; mean age: 59±14 years) of the audiology outpatient clinic was examined. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, phobic vertigo and central dizziness were the most common diseases observed in the study group...
February 28, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29334082/economic-costs-due-to-workers-sick-leave-at-wastewater-treatment-plants-in-bulgaria
#10
Elka Ilieva Toseva, Rumyana Stoyanova, Tanya Turnovska
BACKGROUND: The compensatory mechanisms of social security include expenses for sick leave. The aim of the study is to determine the economic cost due to sick leave among workers in wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs), comparing with the same economic indicators of the National Social Security Institute (NSSI) in Bulgaria. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The sick leave of 111 workers at 3 WWTPs was studied in the period 2012-2014 on the grounds of registered absences from work due to temporary incapacity for work...
March 9, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29302081/-factors-affecting-the-maintenance-of-occupational-activity-over-a-2-3-year-period-after-total-hip-replacement
#11
Teresa Pop, Agnieszka Bejer, Joanna Baran, Daniel Szymczyk
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this paper was to assess the occupational activity in patients after hip replacement over a 2-3-year post operational period and to analyze the effect of selected factors (age, gender, body mass index (BMI), functional state and self-assessed health status) on this activity. MATERIAL AND METHODS: In the research 107 people (56 women and 51 men) participated. The average age of the subject's was 55.1 years. A standardized author's survey questionnaire, including questions about personal and clinical data, occupational activity and self-assessment of health status, was applied...
March 9, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29300394/screening-value-of-v-rqol-in-the-evaluation-of-occupational-voice-disorders
#12
Joanna Morawska, Ewa Niebudek-Bogusz, Justyna Wiktorowicz, Mariola Śliwińska-Kowalska
BACKGROUND: Given the growing number of occupational voice users, easy and quick broad-scale screening is necessary to provide prophylaxis of voice disorders. The aim of the study was to assess applicability of the Voice Related Quality of Life questionnaire (V-RQOL) to screening occupational voice disorders. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The research comprised 284 subjects divided into 3 groups: 0 - the control group of normophonic subjects, non-professional voice users (N = 60), 1 - occupational voice users with objectively confirmed voice disorders (N = 124), 2 - the non-randomized group of occupational voice users with and without voice problems (N = 100)...
March 9, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29300393/-comparison-of-chemical-composition-of-selected-essential-oils-used-in-respiratory-diseases
#13
Małgorzata Kucharska, Jadwiga A Szymańska, Wiktor Wesołowski, Elżbieta Bruchajzer, Barbara Frydrych
BACKGROUND: Essential oils are fragrances extracted from plants. They have a smooth consistency and pleasant smell. Essential oils have been applied in aromatherapy, cosmetics, food and pharmaceutical products. The aim of the study was to analyze the composition of selected essential oils used in respiratory diseases. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The qualitative analysis was performed by gas chromatography with mass spectrometry. For the study 6 essential oils available in Polish shops and used in various respiratory diseases were chosen...
March 9, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29300392/-31st-conference-of-the-european-health-psychology-society-innovative-ideas-in-health-psychology
#14
Monika Maria Małkiewicz
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 9, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29372912/-assessment-of-worklife-areas-and-stress-intensity-among-border-guard-officers
#15
Agata Chudzicka-Czupała, Marta Stasiła-Sieradzka, Małgorzata Dobrowolska, Agnieszka Kułakowska
BACKGROUND: Stress is associated with the performance of high-risk occupations. It can be defined as a set of reactions that results from mismatched working conditions and requirements to capabilities of an employee. People who differently assess these areas of work may experience varying degrees of stress. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The total of 128 Border Guard officers took part in the test. A subjective assessment of areas of work was made by using the Areas of Worklife Survey...
January 15, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29213141/-evaluation-of-the-impact-of-sagittal-spinal-curvatures-on-musculoskeletal-disorders-in-young-people
#16
Anna Zwierzchowska, Jacek Tuz
BACKGROUND: In Poland, about 85% of the population report low back pain (LBP) symptoms overall. Moreover, 70-80% of people aged below 20 have already experienced back pain. The primary cause of LBP is the loss of spinal lordosis, which initiates changes in geometry of the spine and has impact on limb arrangement. The aim of the study was to attempt to verify the relationship between the 2 main curvatures of the spine and its relation to symptoms in different parts of the musculoskeletal system, in a group of adults...
January 1, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29171842/-assessment-of-work-environment-vs-feeling-of-threat-and-aggravation-of-stress-in-job-of-a-high-risk-an-attempt-of-organizational-intervention
#17
Marta Stasiła-Sieradzka, Agata Chudzicka-Czupała, Damian Grabowski, Małgorzata Dobrowolska
BACKGROUND: The main purpose of this article was to examine, whether and to what extend an assessment of work environment and feeling of threat are associated with stress at work performed in health- and life-threatening conditions. Previous studies of the determinants of occupational stress have been carried out in relation to representatives of different occupational groups that are not, however, representatives of one organization. The research was also meant to provide practical guidance for a particular employer...
January 1, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29171841/verification-of-electronic-device-technology-for-measurement-and-evaluation-of-thermal-exposure-of-fire-fighters-and-members-of-rescue-teams
#18
Šárka Bernatíková, Hana Tomášková, Marek Bužga, Zdeněk Jirák, Petr Novák, Ján Babjak, Tomáš Kot, Václav Krys, Ladislav Jánošík
BACKGROUND: The work of members of rescue teams could be associated with very high physical and thermal loads. If not timely interrupted, any extreme labour-thermal load may lead to a failure of the body and fatal collapse. This risk may be significantly reduced by devices that monitor the response of the body during the intervention and inform rescuers about the need to interrupt the exposure when the critical value of the reference indicator is achieved. The aim of the study was to test the correlation between the data of the newly developed device for signaling the strain of rescuers and the indicators of physiological response of the body...
January 1, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29149117/-influence-of-titanium-dioxide-activated-under-visible-light-on-survival-of-mold-fungi
#19
Daria Kądziołka, Paulina Rokicka, Agata Markowska-Szczupak, Antoni W Morawski
BACKGROUND: In public and residential buildings, fungi are usually found in the dust or growing on building materials medium such. It has been known that a number of their spores may contaminate the indoor environment and deteriorate air quality in accommodation spaces. Previously designed air cleaning systems do not guarantee a complete removal of agents harmful to humans and animals. Therefore, there is a great need to develop a new solution to remove molds from indoor air. In recent years, photocatalysis based on titanium dioxide (TiO<sub>2</sub>) has been proposed as an effective method for air pollutants removal...
January 1, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29148547/-authors-response-october-15-2017-to-the-letter-to-the-editor-concerning-the-paper-factors-affecting-exposure-level-for-medical-staff-during-orthopedic-procedures-under-fluoroscopic-control
#20
LETTER
Maria A Staniszewska, Renata Kopeć, Maciej Budzanowski, Edyta Owsiak
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 1, 2018: Medycyna Pracy
journal
journal
23994
1
2
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"