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Document ID (ISN)102729
CIS number 03-1727
ISSN - Serial title 0465-546X - Medicina y seguridad del trabajo
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Aliende García P., Idoate García V.M.
Title Working on VDU screens and ocular pathologies
Original title El trabajo con ordenador (PDV) y la patología ocular [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 2001, Vol.XLVIII, No.191, p.27-36. 17 ref.
Abstract This survey was carried out for highlighting the possible relationship between working on visual display unit (VDU) screens and ocular pathologies. A 27-item questionnaire administered to 97 persons working on screens was analysed. Results show that the relationship between work on screens and ocular symptoms is not statistically significant. However, two dominant symptoms were highlighted: visual fatigue and irritation of the conjunctiva.
Descriptors (primary) symptoms; eyes; visual display terminals
Descriptors (secondary) eye irritation; statistical evaluation; questionnaire survey; visual fatigue
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)