publication . Article . 2010

The Evaluation of Relationship between Spirometric Disorders and Methyl methacrylate in Dental Laboratories Personnel

E. Nadi; M.J. Asari; A. Zamanian;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Apr 2010 Journal: Scientific Journal of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences (issn: 1025-4285, eissn: 2251-662X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Hamadan University of Medical Sciences
Abstract
Introduction & Objective: Methyl methacrylate (MMA), as a monomer of acrylic resin that has a wide variety of usages in denture fabrication, is considered as an air pollution indicator in the laboratories. Occupational exposure to these compound vapors can cause respiratory hypersensitivity, occupational asthma, eye and skin irritation and Allergic Contact Dermatitis (ACD). Therefore control of MMA exposure may promote the personnel’s health. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between spirometric disorders and methyl methacrylate in dental laboratories personnel.. Materials & Methods: In this case control study, exposure of time-weighted av...
Subjects
free text keywords: Acrylic Resins, Air Pollutants Occupational, Laboratories Dental, Spirometery, Medicine (General), R5-920
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