Category archives for Occupational Lung Disease

Pulmonary Function Test of Traffic Policeman in Tangerang

Rofiman, Faisal Yunus, Feni Fitriani Taufik Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RSUP Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Background: Tangerang has developed to being big city causing development oftraffic and vehicles volume. The fumes, chemical and particles present in the emission are reported to influence the people especially traffic policemen. This study was taken […]

The Role of Working Preparation among Taxi Drivers with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Without Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Time Reaction and Accident Risk

Agus Dwi Susanto,1,4 Barmawi Hisyam,2,3 Lientje Setyawati Maurits,3 Faisal Yunus4 1 Peserta Program Pasca Sarjana/S3, Fakultas Kedokteran dan Kesehatan Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta 2 Departemen Ilmu Penyakit Dalam, Fakultas Kedokteran dan Kesehatan Universitas Gadjah Mada, RS Sardjito, Yogyakarta 3 Program Pasca Sarjana/S3, Fakultas Kedokteran dan Kesehatan Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta 4 Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran […]

Cumulative Exposure of Dust Stone Serum Levels to Interleukin-13 and Lung Function of Breaking Stones Workers

Ida Ayu Jasminarti, Winariani Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Universitas Airlangga Surabaya Abstract Background: Stone mining is a profession with high risks to occupational lung disease due to silica inhalation in working environment causing silicosis. Silicosis is a fibrosing disease of the lungs caused by the inhalation, retention, and pulmonary reaction to crystalline silica. Particles […]

Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea based on Berlin Questionnaire among Traffic Police at East Jakarta

Abstract Background: Traffic police is a distinctive profession because of the huge responsibility, overnight shifts, long hours of working time and fractured sleep. These conditions interfere the working performance because of the sleepiness. Sleepiness might be correlated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) which causes dangerous pauses in breathing during sleep. The aim of this study […]

Comparison of Asthma Control Level Among Patients with Asthma in Dust Exposed Area to Unexposed Area of Padang Cement Company

Fadhli Muhammad Kurnia, Irvan Medison, Sabrina Ermayanti, Yessy Susanty Sabri Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Andalas, RSUP Dr. M.Djamil, Padang Abstract Background: The prevalence of asthma increased in industrialized countries. One of the industrialization influence is increasing air pollution, where air pollution is known to affect the level of asthma control. The […]

The Relationship Between Cotton Dust and Byssinosis in X Cotton Mattress Factory Worker in Medan

Deddy Abdi Syahputra, Zainuddin Amir, Pandiaman Pandia Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara, RSUP H. Adam Malik Medan Abstract Background: Organic dust cotton dust exposure in the working environment can cause obatructive lung disease that called byssinosis disease. The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between the […]

Lung Functions and Their Influencing Factors on Traffic Policemen in Central Jakarta

Martinus Ginting, Faisal Yunus, Budhi Antariksa Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan Jakarta Abstract Introduction: Air pollution due to road traffic is a serious health hazard and thus the persons who are continuously pollutant exposed, may be at an increased risk. In this respect, traffic policemen are at a […]

Exposure of Wheat Flour Dust Exposure to Occupational Asthma at Bakery Workers PT X in Medan

Desdiani¹, Faisal Yunus², Nuryunita Nainggolan¹, Putri Chairani Eyanoer³ ¹Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara, RSUP H. Adam Malik Medan ²Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan, Jakarta ³Lembaga Penelitian Pengembangan Masyarakat Universitas Sumatera Utara Abstract Background: Wheat flour dust can cause occupational asthma of bakery […]

Batik Wax Vapour (Malam) Exposure on Lung Function and Occupational Asthma of Traditional Batik Industry Workers

Eva Lydia Munthe¹, Suradi¹, Eddy Surjanto¹, Faisal Yunus² Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, RSUD dr. Moewardi, Surakarta Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Background: Batik is a high artistic craft and a part of Indonesian culture especially in Java that using heating wax […]

Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Function in Worker Exposed to Carbon Black Dust in Ink Factory

Royani Nurrohman, Fachrial Harahap, Feni Fitriani Taufik, Agus Dwi Susanto Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Background: Advances in the industrial sector gives good and bad impact. Dust generated in industrial processes may adversely affect the health of the lungs. No studies on the effects of carbon black dust […]

Impact of Chemical Agent Exposure During Batik Colouring Process to Lung Clinical Impairment of Batik’s Industry Worker

Riana Sari, Suradi, Faisal Yunus Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, RSUD Dr. Moewardi, Surakarta Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RSUP Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Background: Batik is a craft which has a high art and culture value to Indonesian especially Javanese. Chemical agents exposure at the batik coloring […]

The Effect of Educational Background, Stress, Parents, Friends and Advertising on Smoking Behaviour Among Students at Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta

Musdalifah, Setijadi AR. J Respir Indones. 2011;31(4):203-9. Abstract Introduction: Smoking is a global health problem and Indonesia has the 3rd largest number of smoker in Asia. Smoking behaviour in college students is more often found. Medical college students should avoid smoking behaviour and support anti smoking campaign. Objective of this were determine the infuence of […]

Perubahan Iklim dan Kesehatan Paru

Wahyuni TD, Ikhsan M. J Respir Indones. 2010;30(4):230-7. Perubahan iklim terus terjadi, hal ini disebabkan meningkatnya suhu udara dan lautan, melelehnya salju dan es serta meningkatnya tinggi permukaan laut. Pengaruh iklim sangat besar terhadap kesehatan manusia. Cuaca dan iklim berubah sejak zaman Hipocrates. Panas menyebabkan hipertermi, dingin menyebabkan hipotermi dan kemarau menyebabkan kelaparan. Banjir, angin […]

Program Perlindungan Kesehatan Respirasi di Tempat Kerja Manajemen Risiko Penyakit Paru Akibat Kerja

Kurniawidjaja LM. J Respir Indones. 2010;30(4):217-29. Penyakit paru yang disebabkan oleh pajanan hazard (material berbahaya) di tempat kerja telah membawa dampak yang besar terhadap kesehatan pekerja. Sistem pernapasan merupakan jalur masuk toksikan yang utama, karena permukaannya yang luas kontak dengan udara luar, aliran darah yang tinggi dan epitel alveol yang sangat tipis. Salah satu penyakit […]

Editorial: Pemanasan Global

Ikhsan M. J Respir Indones. 2010;30(4):179-80. Sumber energi yang terdapat di bumi berasal dari matahari. Sebagian besar energi tersebut berbentuk radiasi gelombang pendek, termasuk cahaya tampak. Ketika energi tersebut tiba di permukaan bumi, ia berubah dari cahaya menjadi panas yang menghangatkan bumi. Permukaan bumi akan menyerap sebagian panas dan memantulkan kembali sisanya. Sebagian dari panas […]

Analisis Hasil Spirometri Karyawan PT X yang Terpajan Debu di Area Penambangan dan Pemrosesan Nikel

Baharuddin S, Roestam AW, Yunus F, Ikhsan M, Kekalih A. J Respir Indones. 2010;30(1). Scope and methodology Spirometry is designed to identify and quantify functional abnormalities of the respiratory system. Exposure of occupational inhalants can result in irritant, fibrotic, allergic, infectious, carcinogenic, and systemic effects to human. Some irritants produce no systemic effect because the […]

Prevalensi Kemungkinan Obstructive Sleep Apnea dan Faktor-Faktor yang Berhubungan pada Pengemudi Taksi X di Jakarta

Wiadnyana IPGP, Susanto AD, Amri Z, Antariksa B. J Respir Indones. 2010;30(1). Background: Taxi Driver is an unique profession because of the wide environment, the long hours working duration, the fluctuative wages, and the accidental risks. About 60% taxi’s accidents in Company X were caused by sleepy conditions. Sleepy conditions may be caused by obstructive […]

Prevalensi Gangguan Obstruksi Paru dan Faktor-Faktor yang Berhubungan pada Pekerja Dermaga & Silo Gandum di PT X Jakarta

Aviandari G, Budiningsih S, Ikhsan M. J Respir Indones. 2009;29(2). Background: Respiratory disesase is related to exposure wheat grain dust. Increase consumption of wheat flour will increase activity wheat grain handling at Jetty and wheat Silo in X company in Jakarta. This situation may increased the prevalence of obstructive lung disease. Objective: The aim of […]

Pengaruh Debu Jute Terhadap Fungsi Paru Pekerja Pabrik Goni di Tangerang

Mira Winarta¹, Azrul Azwar², Faisal Yunus³ P2S K3 Hiperkes Medis, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta Departemen Ilmu Kedokteran Komunitas Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia – RSUP Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Background and method: A cross sectional study has been done to find out prevalence rate of respiratory obstruction […]