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Document ID (ISN)109694
CIS number 09-549
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2009
Convention or series no. DMT TD 164
Author(s) Mérat-Tagnard F., Michels F., Géraut L., Ferrand J.F., Moulin P., Guével E.
Title Cardiovascular diseases and work
Original title Affections cardio-respiratoires et travail [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 2009, No.117, p.77-88. 5 ref.
Internet access [in French]
Abstract This article reviews the papers presented at the 22nd Congress of the French society of occupational medicine and hygiene in the armed forces and armaments industry (Société d'hygiène et de médecine du travail dans les armées et industries d'armement) held in Lille, France, on 2 and 3 October 2008, on the topic of work-related cardiorespiratory diseases. Contents: occupational cardiovascular risks among firefighters; Takotsubo syndrome (a stress-induced cardiomyopathy); exposure to beryllium in France; management of a case of tuberculosis in occupational settings; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; creation of a centre in French Polynesia for the medical surveillance of workers of the French Pacific testing site; atypical cases of notification of asbestos-related occupational disease; cutting fluids and the lung; occupational allergic rhinitis and asthma.
Descriptors (primary) toxic effects; occupational hygiene; cardiovascular diseases; harmful substances; respiratory diseases; epidemiology
Descriptors (secondary) nanoparticles; fire services; France; beryllium and compounds; carbon fibres; asbestos; conference; allergic rhinitis; allergic asthma; pulmonary tuberculosis; cutting fluids; heart diseases; medical supervision; bronchopulmonary diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Cardiovascular diseases
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)