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Document ID (ISN)110554
CIS number 10-0077
ISSN - Serial title 1877-7856 - Encyclopédie médico-chirurgicale
Year 2010
Convention or series no. Fascicule 16660 A-10, 1-2010
Author(s) Testud F., Abadia-Benoist G.
Title Occupational hazards among pregnant women
Original title Risques professionnels chez la femme enceinte [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 2010, No.166, 11p. 72 ref.
Abstract As of now, few occupational factors have been clearly identified as presenting a risk to reproduction in pregnant women. Nevertheless the most important factors that warrant surveillance are lead and solvents for women working in the chemical industry and some infectious agents (German measles, listeriosis, toxoplasmosis and HIV) for health care personnel. Measurements of the exposure intensity should accompany the clinical diagnosis of symptoms such as migraine, nausea or a sense of foul smells.
Descriptors (primary) occupational medicine; expectant mothers; embryotoxic effects; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) France; lead and compounds; solvents; immunodeficiency syndrome; diagnosis; symptoms; listeriosis; rubella; toxoplasmosis; migraine; medical supervision; limitation of exposure; encyclopaedia
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Antifertility and prenatal effects