Diagnoses of work-relatedness: case studies
Keywords:work-relatedness, occupational disease, workmen’s compensation fund
The diagnosis of work-related disease is divided into two procedures. The first is the diagnosis of diseases and the second is the diagnosis to determine if it is caused by or related to work. The second procedure is difficult and complicated leading to the number of diagnosed cases lower than actuality. Therefore, it is necessary to use the epidemiology principle to support the diagnosis of work-relatedness. This article presents case studies of diagnosis of work-relatedness to serve as examples and suggestion for the physicians and Workmen’s Compensation Fund.
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