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Document ID (ISN)107759
CIS number 08-83
ISSN - Serial title 0121-9774 - Salud, Trabajo y Ambiente
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo I.
Title Prevention of occupational risk factors for tuberculosis
Original title Prevención de riesgos laborales por tuberculosis [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter, 2007, Vol.14, No.51, p.13-18. Illus. 26 ref.
Abstract The key aspects of the prevention of tuberculosis among workers of health care centres, old-age pensioners' homes and prisons include an early diagnosis, sanitary measures for protecting the work environment and an effective medical supervision programme. Topics addressed in this review article on the prevention of tuberculosis at the workplace: epidemiology of tuberculosis; tuberculosis as an occupational disease; collective protection measures; personal protection measures; medical supervision.
Descriptors (primary) plant health organization; risk factors; health care personnel; tuberculosis
Descriptors (secondary) occupational hygiene; Spain; contagion; medical treatment; personal protective equipment; medical supervision; epidemiology
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Health care services
Occupational health services