Eugenija Zuskin

Summary

Affiliation: Andrija Stampar School of Public Health
Country: Croatia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Occupational health hazards of artists
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, University of Zagreb, and University Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Zagreb University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 15:167-77. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Respiratory findings in pharmaceutical workers
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
    Am J Ind Med 46:472-9. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Respiratory symptoms in fish processing workers on the Adriatic coast of Croatia
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb University School of Medicine, Croatia
    Arh Hig Rada Toksikol 63:199-205. 2012
  4. pmc Gender and respiratory findings in workers occupationally exposed to organic aerosols: a meta analysis of 12 cross-sectional studies
    E Neil Schachter
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L, Levy Place 1232, New York, NY, USA
    Environ Health 8:1. 2009
  5. pmc Chronic respiratory symptoms in Croatian Adriatic island metapopulations
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb University School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 47:627-34. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint [Alcoholism--how it affects health and working capacity]
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Skola narodnog zdravulja Andrija Stampar Medicinskog fakulteta Sveucilista, Zagrebu
    Arh Hig Rada Toksikol 57:413-26. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Respiratory findings in art and medical students. Effects of the art environment
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
    Med Lav 97:20-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Health problems in musicians--a review
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, University of Zagreb Medical School, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 13:247-51. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol--health effects, working environment and prevention
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb University School of Medicine, and University Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Zagreb University Hospital Center, Rockefellerova 4, HR 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 14:117-31. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint [Women in natural sciences--Nobel Prize winners]
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Skola narodnog zdravlja Andrija Stampar, Medicinski fakultet, Sveuciliste u Zagrebu
    Acta Med Croatica 60:1-5. 2006

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Occupational health hazards of artists
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, University of Zagreb, and University Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Zagreb University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 15:167-77. 2007
    ..Hazards for artists are numerous and therefore it is important to identify the noxious materials and techniques used. Preventive measures should include basic safety, precautions, education and preventive medical surveillance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Respiratory findings in pharmaceutical workers
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
    Am J Ind Med 46:472-9. 2004
    ..Pharmaceutical workers may be at risk for the development of respiratory problems as a result of their work environment...
  3. doi request reprint Respiratory symptoms in fish processing workers on the Adriatic coast of Croatia
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb University School of Medicine, Croatia
    Arh Hig Rada Toksikol 63:199-205. 2012
    ..This calls for medical and technical preventive measures to be introduced in the work environment of the fish processing plant...
  4. pmc Gender and respiratory findings in workers occupationally exposed to organic aerosols: a meta analysis of 12 cross-sectional studies
    E Neil Schachter
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L, Levy Place 1232, New York, NY, USA
    Environ Health 8:1. 2009
    ..Gender related differences in respiratory disease have been documented. The aim of this study was to investigate gender related differences in respiratory findings by occupation. We analyzed data from 12 of our previously published studies...
  5. pmc Chronic respiratory symptoms in Croatian Adriatic island metapopulations
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb University School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 47:627-34. 2006
    ..To investigate the prevalence of chronic respiratory symptoms in 9 metapopulations on Adriatic islands in Croatia, and the relationship between respiratory symptoms and individual genetic background...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Alcoholism--how it affects health and working capacity]
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Skola narodnog zdravulja Andrija Stampar Medicinskog fakulteta Sveucilista, Zagrebu
    Arh Hig Rada Toksikol 57:413-26. 2006
    ..The diagnosis of alcoholism includes early detection of alcohol-related problems, so it is necessary to orient the healthcare services towards primary prevention and early intervention...
  7. ncbi request reprint Respiratory findings in art and medical students. Effects of the art environment
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
    Med Lav 97:20-9. 2006
    ..Art students are exposed to many noxious agents during their training, in contrast to medical students, who are not exposed to known environmental pollutants...
  8. ncbi request reprint Health problems in musicians--a review
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, University of Zagreb Medical School, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 13:247-51. 2005
    ..The main worry about health problems in musicians is that they can become potentially career-ending disabilities. Therefore well-planned preventive strategies should be employed to help musicians in obtaining long and healthy career...
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol--health effects, working environment and prevention
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb University School of Medicine, and University Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Zagreb University Hospital Center, Rockefellerova 4, HR 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 14:117-31. 2006
    ..Efficient solving of alcoholism and related problems includes early detection, so it is necessary to orient the health care services towards primary prevention and early interventions...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Women in natural sciences--Nobel Prize winners]
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Skola narodnog zdravlja Andrija Stampar, Medicinski fakultet, Sveuciliste u Zagrebu
    Acta Med Croatica 60:1-5. 2006
    ..Buck...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Women and medical skill--historic view]
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Lijec Vjesn 128:114-21. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint [The development of health care for workers through history]
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Skola narodnog zdravlja Andrija Stampar, Medicinski fakultet Sveucilista u Zagrebu
    Arh Hig Rada Toksikol 57:201-12. 2006
    ..This article also describes the historic development of occupational medicine in Croatia and some of the current regulations on occupational health in the country...
  13. ncbi request reprint Respiratory findings in art students
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Medical School, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 28:717-25. 2004
    ..Our data indicate that art students may be at risk of developing chronic respiratory symptoms and lung function changes as a result of their exposure and their smoking habits...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Effects of volcanic eruptions on environment and health]
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Sveuciliste u Zagrebu, Medicinski fakultet, Skola narodnog zdravlja, Zagreb, Hrvatska
    Arh Hig Rada Toksikol 58:479-86. 2007
    ..Unfavourable health effects could partly be prevented by timely application of safety measures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ancient medicine--a review
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Rockefellerova 4, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 16:149-57. 2008
    ..During medieval Europe, major universities and medical schools were established. In the ancient time, before hospitals had developed, patients were treated mostly in temples...
  16. ncbi request reprint Respiratory function in wind instrument players
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
    Med Lav 100:133-41. 2009
    ..The playing of wind instruments has been associated with changes in respiratory function...
  17. ncbi request reprint Women in medicine through the ages
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Andrija Stampar School of Medicine, Medical School University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Med Lav 99:407-14. 2008
    ..Female practitioners of the medical arts have been active since the ancient world The role of women in science, and particularly in medicine, has changed significantly over time...
  18. doi request reprint Respiratory function in pesticide workers
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1299-305. 2008
    ..Pesticide aerosols are frequently toxic irritants associated with respiratory symptoms and lung function impairment...
  19. doi request reprint New reference equations for forced spirometry in elderly persons
    Nina Smolej Narancic
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Respir Med 103:621-8. 2009
    ..The observed discrepancies strongly support the establishment of age- and population-specific reference equations for lung function assessment in older age...
  20. ncbi request reprint Immunological and respiratory changes in tobacco workers
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Heath, Zagreb, Croatia
    Am J Ind Med 45:76-83. 2004
    ..Tobacco workers develop respiratory changes following occupational exposure to tobacco dust...
  21. ncbi request reprint Respiratory findings in a nursing home population
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Rockefellerova, 4 10000 Zagreb, Croatia, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 44:153-61. 2007
    ..Smoking and past employment are important risk factors for these respiratory findings. Medical surveillance and preventive strategies should be implemented for this high risk population...
  22. doi request reprint [Human lifespan: to live and outlive 100 years?]
    Spomenka Tomek Roksandić
    Centar za gerontologiju Zavoda za javno zdravstvo Dr Andrija Stampar, Zagreb, Hrvatska
    Arh Hig Rada Toksikol 60:375-86. 2009
    ..Although some argue that the limits of human life cannot be extended over the age of 120 years, for now we cannot predict the actual limits of human life...
  23. ncbi request reprint Exposure to chemical agents in aluminium potrooms
    Jagoda Doko Jelinic
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
    Med Lav 98:407-14. 2007
    ..Modernization included the introduction ofa technique of point feeding of alumina and aluminium fluoride into the pots, semi-automatic equipment and computerized control...
  24. doi request reprint Workplace noise exposure after modernisation of an aluminium processing complex
    Jagoda Doko-Jelinic
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
    Arh Hig Rada Toksikol 60:343-8. 2009
    ..The modernisation of the factory has considerably reduced the noise level in the working environment of all plants, but it can not be reduced completely...
  25. doi request reprint Hazardous agents in anode manufacture
    Jagoda Doko Jelinic
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
    Arh Hig Rada Toksikol 59:73-80. 2008
    ..2 mg m-3), and sulphur dioxide in all production sections. As plant modernisation has not completely resolved the exposure issue, stringent compliance to safety rules and regular medical checkups are necessary...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Occupational diseases in instrumental musicians]
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Skola narodnog zdravlja Andrija Stampar, Rockefellerova 4, 10 000 Zagreb
    Lijec Vjesn 125:23-8. 2003
    ..The preventive measures in order to promote health of musicians are described in particular...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Healthy aging and productive retirement]
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Skola narodnog zdravlja Andrija Stampar, Medicinski fakultet Sveucilista u Zagrebu, Zagreb
    Lijec Vjesn 127:231-7. 2005
    ..The theories of aging related to organs and organic systems are described. The importance of geroprophylaxis, including primary, secondary and terciary prevention for older people is particularly stressed...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Causes of climatic changes and their consequences on human health]
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Skola narodnog zdravlja Andrija Stampar, Medicinski fakultet, Sveuciliste u Zagrebu, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 62:293-9. 2008
    ..All disasters affect the health of the population, particularly of the elderly. This most often includes the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, allergic reactions, and carcinogenic effects, resulting in increased mortality...
  29. ncbi request reprint Managing occupational safety and health in aluminum production: case study of aluminum production factory, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Jagoda Doko Jelinic
    Jagoda Doko Jelinic, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb University School of Medicine, Rockefellerova 4, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 46:838-47. 2005
    ..The modernization included introduction of automatic equipment, computerized management, and rationalized coke manipulation in Anoda, Electrolysis, and Cast House plants...
  30. ncbi request reprint Organic aerosols and the development of allergic disorders
    Bozica Kanceljak-Macan
    Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb, Croatia
    Arh Hig Rada Toksikol 55:213-20. 2004
    ..As there was no correlation between acute and chronic changes in ventilatory function, positive SPT, and level of total IgE, our findings could not predict objective respiratory impairment...
  31. ncbi request reprint Respiratory findings in tobacco workers
    Jadranka Mustajbegovic
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
    Chest 123:1740-8. 2003
    ..To screen for respiratory symptoms and lung function impairment in workers occupationally exposed to tobacco dust in a tobacco-processing plant...
  32. ncbi request reprint Ventilatory functions in Croatian population in comparison with European reference values
    Jadranka Mustajbegovic
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb University School of Medicine, Rockefellerova 4, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 44:614-7. 2003
    ..To compare ventilatory capacity of Croatian population with the ventilatory function values predicted by conventional equations based on measurements among European populations...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Reference values of ventilatory capacity in persons in the third stage of life]
    Nada Turcic
    Hrvatski zavod za mirovinsko osiguranje, Zagreb, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 58:359-65. 2004
    ..Since ventilatory capacity tests do not follow a linear decrease, in the evaluation of lung function in the elderly it is necessary to use reference values specific for this population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Known symptoms and diseases of a number of classical European composers during 17th and 20th century in relation with their artistic musical expressions
    Jasna Pucarin-Cvetkovic
    University of Zagreb, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 35:1327-31. 2011
    ..Some classical composers suffered from organic diseases, while others complained of mental disturbances. However, in spite of their disorders, the intensity of their creativity mostly remained unchanged...
  35. doi request reprint [Dance as a risk factor for injuries and development of occupational diseases]
    Natasa Janev Holcer
    Sveuciliste u Zagrebu, Medicinski fakultet, Skola narodnog zdravlja Andrija Stampar, Zagreb, Hrvatska
    Arh Hig Rada Toksikol 63:239-46. 2012
    ..They also include musculoskeletal injuries due to overload training that are often the beginning of chronic health problems...
  36. doi request reprint [Earthquakes--a historical review, environmental and health effects, and health care measures]
    Iskra Alexandra Nola
    Sveuciliste u Zagrebu, Medicinski fakultet, Škola narodnog zdravlja Andrija Šampar, Zagreb, Hrvatska
    Arh Hig Rada Toksikol 64:141-51. 2013
    ..The identification and control of long-term hazards can reduce chronic health effects. The reduction of earthquake-induced damages includes setting priorities in building seismically safe buildings...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Respiratory symptoms, diseases and pulmonary ventilatory capacity in persons in the third stage of life]
    Nada Turcic
    Hrvatski zavod za mirovinsko osiguranje, Tvrtkova 5, 10000 Zagreb
    Lijec Vjesn 124:247-54. 2002
    ..The measured values of ventilatory capacity tests were decreased up to 70-79 years of age. After that there is no decrease expressed as a percentage of reference values...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Effects of organic aerosols on the respiratory system in occupational exposure]
    Eugenija Zuskin
    Skola narodnog zdravlja Andrija Stampar Medicinskog fakulteta Sveucilista u Zagrebu, Rockefellerova 4, 10000 Zagreb
    Lijec Vjesn 125:151-6. 2003
    ..The preventive measures in the development of respiratory impairments in subjects occupationally exposed to organic dusts are described...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Allergic disorders of the respiratory system and skin as a public health problem]
    Bozica Kanceljak-Macan
    Institut za medicinska istrazivanja i medicinu rada, Ksaverska cesta 2, 10 000 Zagreb
    Lijec Vjesn 125:81-7. 2003
    ..The results of our investigations related to the prevalence of allergy markers in general and working population are presented. The preventive measures concerning allergic diseases are considered...
  40. ncbi request reprint Hyperresponsiveness to tobacco dust extract in sensitized guinea pig trachea
    E Neil Schachter
    The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1232, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 17:65-71. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that presensitization with an unrelated antigen enhances the response to an occupational agent and that in sensitized animals at least part of the enhanced response is mediated by the epithelial layer...
  41. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic effects of tobacco dust extract on isolated Guinea pig trachea
    E Neil Schachter
    Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Chest 123:862-8. 2003
    ..To determine the effects of tobacco dust extract (TDE) on isolated guinea pig tracheal smooth muscle...
  42. ncbi request reprint Airway responses to the inhalation of cotton dust and cotton bract extracts
    E Neil Schachter
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Respiration 73:41-7. 2006
    ..Healthy subjects challenged with cotton bract extract (CBE) develop transient airway hyperresponsiveness. CBE, a major component of cotton dust, is potentially an important agent for studying byssinosis...