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According to a report by consultancy specializing in occupational health and environmental management, RiesgoLab Consulting Group, 72% of diseases identified during the last decade are for ear ailments, respiratory and musculoskeletal system.
The report was conducted over 100 private companies in different industries and found that the causative agents of occupational diseases are the most common noise (35%), the overhead of voice use (23%) and finally, awkward positions and repetitive gestures (14%).
The most common injuries in the workplace, which are exacerbated in those who could not even take a vacation – are: dizziness, vertigo and tinnitus (caused by noise or ringing in the ear), vocal fatigue (fonastenia) laringofonía, aphonic , dysphonic (which in some cases develop into nodules and polyps) due to abuse of the voice and injuries of the upper and lower back, such as epicondylitis (elbow), carpal tunnel syndrome (hand-wrist) , trochanters (hip), knee pain (knee), cervical (neck), back pain (back) and sciatica (sciatica), among others.
According to the report, 46% of these diseases are declared in the first year of work, but only 23% detection occurs in less than a year. Another finding revealed that among the Public Hospital Social Work and detected 43% of occupational diseases, while the ART detect 14 and only 8% were discovered by carrying out periodic reviews of these insurers.
Qualified health centers to meet the emergency and unscheduled care over the weekend in Dijon have been reinforced because of the flu epidemic. The increased demand for services in recent weeks has led to management of Primary Health Area V to increase some of the templates. As confirmed yesterday the manager, Antonio Mole Jon, health centers in El Llano and the Village Gate were fitted with another doctor and another nurse. The decision was taken after the past weekend the workload increased by almost 30%. Also released to The Plain of the obligation to cover the homes of some rural areas, demand was transferred to La Caldara.
The flu and the spread of colds and respiratory infections are the main groups responsible for continuing care items get sicker than usual. In El Llano, for example, there Saturday in which we had to serve about 200 patients when it is normal that comes between 130 and 150 users. Also increased home visits, especially in the center and the Village Gate, which are devices that are assigned a higher percentage of aging population. During the flu epidemic had days of 12 and 14 homes per day, i.e. one at a time, Mole Jon reported.
Strengthening staff could sustain this weekend. “We will have to see how the flu and health care demand,” said the manager of primary school. The latest data from the Ministry of Health indicate that the epidemic has begun to subside, although the virus still remains at high levels of incidence and shows a significant movement among the Austrian.
However, despite the increased attention on the continuing primary care, the majority of cases “were resolved in the very center of health.” Another characteristic of those who demanded health care in last Saturday and Sunday, is that many of the patients was not of an emergency, so that might have been expected to be seen by your regular doctor. The band of increased pressure is between 11 am and two in the afternoon.