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Document ID (ISN)104615
CIS number 06-67
ISSN - Serial title 1641-9251 - International Maritime Health
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jégaden D., Dewitte J.D., Loddé B.
Title Maritime medicine in France
Bibliographic information 2004, Vol.55, No.1/4. p.131-136. 10 ref.
Abstract This article describes the development and current organization of maritime medicine in France. It includes reviews of the functions of the Health Services of Seafarers (Service de Santé des Gens de Mer), the Army Health Service (Service de Santé des Armées), Maritime Health Centres located along the coast of France and the Centre for Maritime Medical Consultations in Toulouse, which provides assistance to ships at sea. Training and certification requirements for maritime medicine are outlined, focusing on the training curriculum of the University of Brest. Research institutes include the Laboratoire d'Ergonomie et Sécurité des Activités Maritimes). The Society of Maritime Medicine (Société Française de Médecine Maritime) aims to promote the teaching of maritime medicine.
Descriptors (primary) France; industrial physicians; occupational medicine; sea transport
Descriptors (secondary) training of OSH personnel; research establishments; plant health services; national organization
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Water transportation