Valutazione della disabilità in ambito lavorativo in soggetti con sindrome di Ehlers-Danlos

Translated title of the contribution: Evaluation of the work-related disability in people affected by Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

M. Bogni, A. Basotti, L. Vigna, A. Brunani, P. A. Bertazzi, L. Riboldi

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Abstract

The Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), inherited disorder of connective tissue, frequently leads to impairment of various functional areas, including employment. In 35 subjects with classic type EDS, 14 hypermobile, 3 vascular was administered 7 visual analogical scales (pain, stiffness, activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, work, social relations). An impairment of particular significance in total score and in individual areas emerges is in the hypermobile group, followed by classic, less for the vasculature. Overall there is a significant alteration of the quality of life that deserves proper evaluation to facilitate the definition of fitness and the improvement of job insertion in patients with EDS.

Translated title of the contributionEvaluation of the work-related disability in people affected by Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)238-239
Number of pages2
JournalGiornale Italiano di Medicina del Lavoro ed Ergonomia
Volume34
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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