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Choice of rating method for assessing occupational asbestos exposure: study for compensation purposes in France.

Authors
  • Gramond, Celine
  • Rolland, Patrick
  • Lacourt, Aude
  • Ducamp, Stephane
  • Chamming's, Soizick
  • Creau, Yvon
  • Hery, Michel
  • Laureillard, Jacques
  • Mohammed-Brahim, Brahim
  • Orlowski, Ewa
  • Paris, Christophe
  • Pairon, Jean-Claude
  • Goldberg, Marcel
  • Brochard, Patrick
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Publisher
Wiley (John Wiley & Sons)
Publication Date
April 2012
Volume
55
Issue
5
Pages
440–449
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1002/ajim.22008
PMID: 22237902
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study shows that the two rating systems have good or very good agreement. These results validate the routine use in the PNSM of the "by subject" rating, with the advantage of being convenient and quick to provide feedback on occupational asbestos exposure to mesothelioma cases for compensation.

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