Lekarz Medycyny Pracy (Doctor of Occupational Medicine) 2020/10

  •  News
    • Does the indication in the targeting of the SARS-CoV-2 biological factor affect the judgment (1)
      On the referral for preventive examinations, the employer entered SARS-CoV-2 as a biological agent. Should such an employee be examined differently and refer to this factor in the judgment?
    • Do you have to keep e-medical records from January 2021 (2)
      From 2021, all medical facilities must adapt to keeping medical records in electronic form. The exception will be, among others both the permanent lack of IT solutions and the temporary inability to keep documentation in electronic form, e.g. due to failure of the ICT system or hardware.
  • Occupational medicine clinic
    • New challenges in assessing the visual system of people working with screen monitors (4)
      Tension, fatigue, sore eyes, drying of their surface, as well as pain in the neck, shoulders and spine caused by an unergonomic working position are problems that have recently received much attention. Check why it is so important for them to assess the visual system of the person working at the monitor and what new challenges are associated with it?
    • Metallic fever - how not to confuse it with the flu (8)
      Metallic fever, also known as the fever of founders, welders or the electroplating flu, is recognized relatively rarely in Poland. It is difficult to recognize it properly because the symptoms of metallic fever are very similar to influenza or para-influenza infections. What can help doctors diagnose?
    • Burnout - when it is advisable to consult a psychologist (10)
      The scale of stress related to the SARS-CoV-2 virus epidemic may contribute to the occurrence of burnout in numerous professional groups, especially those related to education or health protection. What tests can help diagnose occupational burnout?
  • Legal comments
    • Appealing the decision - principles, key terms and possible consequences for the subject (12)
      A doctor who conducts a preventive examination, who issues a decision that there are no contraindications to work in a specific position or about their existence, cannot be sure of the finality of his decision. Both the respondent and the employer have the possibility to appeal against a medical certificate. Check what this means for a doctor.
  • Forms
    • How to issue a medical certificate for pupils and students after preliminary examinations (14)
      Occupational medicine doctors conduct preliminary examinations of candidates and students of post-primary or higher schools, as well as doctoral students, and then issue medical certificates to the examined. Check what cannot be missing from this medical documentation.
  • Calendar of changes
    • Most recent legal changes (16)

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