诊断标准

许多不是矽肺专家的主治医生经常将矽肺误诊为肺炎、肺结核或慢性阻塞性肺病等另一种疾病。为了正确诊断人造石引起的矽肺病,医生必须考虑以下因素:

  • 职业接触用于制造台面的工程石(石英)(人造)(制造)板或块,有时仅接触两年
  • 胸部 X 线或 CT 扫描异常与矽肺一致:上肺区双侧多发圆形混浊,可能合并为晚期矽肺
  • 医疗考试
  • PFT – 显示限制性肺疾病的肺功能测试
  • 如果有医学指征,进行肺活检
  • 如果有医学指示,则进行肺组织二氧化硅含量分析

专科治疗医生

请在此处查看定期更新的按字母顺序排列的专门治疗患有硅肺病的人造石工人的最佳医生名单:

Dr. Manijeh Berenji, M.D., MPH, FACOEM
University of California, Irvine (UCI) Public Health
1001 Health Sciences Road
Irvine CA 92697-3950
mberenji@uci.edu

Dr. Helene Calvet
Orange County Health Care Agency
405 W 5th St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 834-5518
HCalvet@ochca.com

Adithya Cattamanchi, MD
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease
UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive South, Building 30
Orange, CA 92868
714-456-7720c
adithya.cattamanchi@uci.edu

Tze-Ming “Benson” Chen, M.D., F.C.C.P.
Division Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Alameda Health System
1411 East 31st St
OA2 Wing, Room 4
Oakland, CA 94602
510-437-5011
tzchen@alamedahealthsystem.org

Jonathan Chung
Diagnostic Radiology
UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla CA 92093
619-543-3405
jherochung@ucsd.edu

Kristine J. Cummings, M.D., M.P.H.
Occupational Health Branch
California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
850 Marina Bay Parkway, Bldg P-3
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 620-5731
kristin.cummings@cdph.ca.gov

Dr. Katie Dong
UCI School of Medicine
Mail Code: 4095
Irvine, CA 92697
714-456-7720
 

Dr. Jane Fazio, MD
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Health
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
(747) 210-8000 

Dr. Sheiphali Gandhi, MD
UCSF Occupational Environmental Medicine Clinic
2330 Post St Suite 460
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415)885-7580
Sheiphali.gandhi@ucsf.edu

Dr. Robert Harrison, MD, MPH
University of San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine
2330 Post Street #460
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 885 – 7580
robert.harrison@ucsf.edu

Dr. Christopher Hwe
Comprehensive Pulmonary and Primary Care
1010 West La Veta, Suite 750
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: (714) 361-6600

Gina Solomon, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief, Division of Occupational, Environmental & Climate Medicine
Department of Medicine, UCSF
2540 23rd Street, Rm. 2901
San Francisco, CA 94143
415-747-7628
Gina.Solomon@ucsf.edu

The Western Occupational & Environmental Medical Association (WOEMA) has established a roster of treating medical facilities offering screening exams for silicosis among engineered stone workers.  Click here to access the list: Silica Medical Exam Practitioner Roster

If you live in Los Angeles County, the Occupational Health Branch of the California Department of Public Health is offering a free health screening for engineered stone workers.  Learn more here.

The California Department of Public Health provides the diagnostic criteria at Silicosis in Countertop Fabrication Workers: What Providers Need to Know.

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工程石(石英)(人造)(制造)台面的制造商和其他工人,如果医生诊断您患有硅肺病或肺癌,或者您认为自己可能患有硅肺病,请在线联系我们或致电(855) 335 -8606免费分析。您可能有权获得经济和医疗损失赔偿。正义是你的追求。

For an overview of engineered stone, why it is dangerous, and how it causes silicosis and other diseases, click here

To learn about Safety and Medical resources, and how to reduce or eliminate exposure to silica, click here

To learn about what the manufacturers and distributors of engineered stone knew about the hazards of their products, click here

For an updated listing of current news, important regulatory hearings and medical presentations, and medical journal articles about the epidemic of engineered stone silicosis, click here

To learn about the types of monetary damages available to silicosis victims, statute of limitations (deadlines to file a lawsuit), or the major defendant manufacturers of engineered stone, click here