Retrospektive Expositionsabschätzung der natürlichen UV-Strahlendosis: Erfahrungen mit dem Online-UV-Anamnese-Instrument im Feldversuch

Weistenhöfer W, Hiller J, Drexler H, Kiesel J (2017)


Publication Type: Journal article

Publication year: 2017

Journal

Book Volume: 15

Pages Range: 610-619

Journal Issue: 6

DOI: 10.1111/ddg.13250_g

Abstract

Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma and multiple actinic keratoses can be recognized as occupational diseases if the site affected has been subjected to additional occupational UV exposure of at least 40 %. An online UV history tool that allows for the quantification of occupational and recreational UV doses was now tested in a field study.Ninety-nine patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer were examined. Patient history with respect to UV exposure was obtained using the online UV history tool. Initial validation was carried out with data from ten additional patients. In the context of a pilot study, the applicability of the tool was assessed using a questionnaire.Overall, patient history revealed a UV exposure between 3,792 and 53,163 SEDs. Patients with squamous cell carcinoma, actinic keratoses, or Bowen's disease (n  =  22) had significantly higher SED values and were significantly older (73 vs. 66 years) than patients with basal cell carcinoma (n  =  77). Occupational UV exposure was reported by 19 patients, two of whom showed an additional occupational UV exposure of more than 40 %, which prompted the filing of a (suspected) occupational disease report. With respect to validation, there was evidence of good inter-investigator reliability. The applicability of the tool was rated as good.The online UV history tool enables quick retrospective quantification of occupational and recreational UV exposure in case of suspicion of the occupational disease "cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma or multiple actinic keratoses caused by natural UV radiation".

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APA:

Weistenhöfer, W., Hiller, J., Drexler, H., & Kiesel, J. (2017). Retrospektive Expositionsabschätzung der natürlichen UV-Strahlendosis: Erfahrungen mit dem Online-UV-Anamnese-Instrument im Feldversuch. Journal der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft, 15(6), 610-619. https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddg.13250_g

MLA:

Weistenhöfer, Wobbeke, et al. "Retrospektive Expositionsabschätzung der natürlichen UV-Strahlendosis: Erfahrungen mit dem Online-UV-Anamnese-Instrument im Feldversuch." Journal der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft 15.6 (2017): 610-619.

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