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ID (ISN) del documento41385
Número CIS 84-546
ISSN - Título de la serie 0294-0817 - Médecine aéronautique et spatiale
Año 1983
Número de serie
Autor(es) Abbas L., Bierre N., Fuchez J., Bellanger G.
Título Results of a computerised questionnaire survey on renal colic among the flight crew of civilian aircraft
Título original Résultats d'une enquête informatisée sur la colique néphrétique du personnel navigant technique de l'aviation civile et commerciale [en francés]
Información bibliográfica 3rd quarter 1983, Vol.22, No.87, p.199-206. 5 ref.
Resumen This computerised questionnaire survey was conducted in 1982 to find out the frequency of renal colic among the flight crews of Air France, as compared with a previous survey in 1967. Starting in 1966, Air France flight personnel have been advised to drink only non-carbonated water during flights as a preventive measure, and the effects of this recommendation were also investigated in this survey. The 1967 survey found the renal colic incidence to be 7.6% among flight personnel, as opposed to 3.4% among ground workers. The new survey shows an incidence of 10.3% among flight personnel, with a positive correlation with seniority of service. The main factor causing renal colic seems to be the lowering of humidity during flight. The importance of following the preventive advice is emphasised.
Descriptores (primarios) nefritis; transportes aéreos; aviones
Descriptores (secundarios) Francia; encuesta por cuestionario; bebidas en el trabajo
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Transportes y comunicaciones
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system
Air transportation
Nutrición