Tag: pulmonary function

Sarcoidosis

The Incidence, Prevalence, and Severity of Sarcoidosis in New York City Firefighters: Health-care workers

As an occupational study, several additional issues deserve comment. First, with the possible exception of two firefighters, we believe this group developed sarcoidosis only after employment as FDNY firefighters. Prior to 1995, sarcoidosis disallowed employment as an FDNY firefighter; complete medical evaluations (including history, examination, and chest radiograph) were obtained…