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Doctor insights on: Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis

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Help please! is eating coal dangerous?

Help please! is eating coal dangerous?

Not really.: But why? Just avoid big chunks. It will not be digested. That could cause many issues! also, no nutrition. ...Read more

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Hi, i love eating coal, is it bad for me?

Hi, i love eating coal, is it bad for me?

Your age & location?: How old are you and where are you located? Please add that information to your online profile. You must be 16 years old or older to post questions on this forum. Also, what is in coal depends on the location where it is mined. Be honest! If you are under 16, have a parent or guardian create an account and post your question. ...Read more

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How are support workers for the disabled trained?

Vocational programs: Persons wanting to learn how to help disabled persons, from a health perspective, probably get trained as nursing aides or nursing assistants. These are vocational programs, many times offered by schools that also train medical assistants. ...Read more

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What are health issues specifically faced by quarry workers?

What are health issues specifically faced by quarry workers?

Lung and skin: lung exposure to dust in quarries and skin exposure to quarry workers are two specific health issues faced by quarry workers. Impaired lung function may be a problem with quarry workers who are chronically exposed to dust in quarries. If you have problems breathing- consult with your primary doctor for further testing. Best of health to you ...Read more

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Can social workers offer a diagnosis?

Social worker: They are not licensed as a health care practicioner and thus cannot offer medical advice. ...Read more

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Can social workers come into people's homes?

Yes: Many agencies have social workers who are out in the field and go into the person's home depending on need and mission. ...Read more

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I'm a night shift worker. How do I stay healthy?

I'm a night shift worker. How do I stay healthy?

Keep the routine: Does Night shift mean 11 pm to 7 am? When you come home, have breakfast, sleep until afternoon. And when you wake up do eat balanced meal and exercise and then go to work. ...Read more

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Should I be concern because a co-worker has mrsa?

Should I be concern because a co-worker has mrsa?

Mrsa : Mrsa is passed by direct contact. The risk with casual contact is very low with good hygiene. There must be prolonged skin to skin contact ...Read more

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How much medical knowledge do social workers have?

Limited: Social workers are generally not trained in the medical aspects of care. They are generally knowlegable about the practice of medicine and the protocols of medicine but they do not practice medicien. Their expertise is in helping to arrange for medical care & getting patients and their family through the medical care maze. They help find financial support & social support. They are invaluable! ...Read more

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What are common health problems seen in coal miners?

Many !: See: http://www.kyenvironmentalfoundation.org/coal-mining-health-risks.html

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