publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Article . 2013

Health promotion in the workplace.

Magnavita, N.; Lorenzo, G.; Angelo Sacco;
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  • Published: 15 Mar 2013
  • Publisher: Springer US
Abstract
We read with great interest the case-report of Riva et al. [4]  that pointed out the importance of  unimpaired hearing in the occupational skills of future physicians. Attention should be given to the fact that hearing impairment in most health care activities may compromise the safety of workers and  third parties. We have described the case of a nurse with hearing impairment who cannot work safely with colleagues wearing a respiratory mask in airborne isolation rooms without lip reading [2]. We therefore fully agree with the statement that hearing disorders should be accurately investigated by occupational physicians during fit to work assessment of medical st...
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publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Article . 2013

Health promotion in the workplace.

Magnavita, N.; Lorenzo, G.; Angelo Sacco;