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Department of Occupational Medicine and Clinical Toxicology UPJŠ LF and University hospital of L. Pasteur in Kosice provides health care for patients affected by occupational diseases caused by physical, chemical, biological and psychosocial factors. At the university provides education for students of general medicine, dentistry and public health. The department is an accredited center for specialized training in the field of occupational medicine. Research activities of the department are focused on modern methods of differential diagnosis of occupational pneumopathies, professional and environmental intoxications and diseases affecting the musculoskeletal system, vascular and nervous system. Specific attention is dedicated to professional evaluation factors in the aetiology of “work related diseases.”
Priority of the depatment therapeutic and preventive activities is diagnosis and treatment of occupational diseases as well as professional and non-professional intoxications and other diseases related to work. At the epartment follow up patients with occupational diseases and threats of occupational disease. It provides information for physicians about diagnosis and treatment options for acute intoxication.
We are provided specialized work-diagnostic medical devices through performances, including lung function testing, functional diagnostics of vascular occupational diseases and toxicology laboratory analyzes and further investigations in poisoning.
Currently department has bedwards with 22 beds and 5 specialized ambulance, reference laboratories in the field of occupational respiratory diseases. The depatment is a expert guaranteed for the reference laboratory of industrial toxicology (involved at depatment of laboratory medicine). Since 2006, is providing occupational health service at University hospital of L. Pasteur.