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Document ID (ISN)110699
CIS number 10-0228
ISSN - Serial title 1877-7856 - Encyclopédie médico-chirurgicale
Year 2010
Convention or series no. 16-5313-A-10
Author(s) Chamoux A., Malaville P.Y.
Title Occupational cardiovascular diseases
Original title Pathologies cardiovasculaires professionnelles [in French]
Bibliographic information 2nd quarter 2010, No.167, 13p. Illus. 48 ref.
Abstract With about two million deaths each year, cardiovascular diseases are highest cause of mortality in the European Union, accounting 42% of all deaths. The nine main cardiovascular risk factors (abnormal blood lipids, smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, abdominal obesity, stress, alcohol consumption, insufficient consumption of fruit and vegetables, and insufficient physical activity) allow to predict 90% of the cardiovascular risk. Occupational risk factors include in particular the stress that results from psychological constraints and shift work. This article addresses the risk factors, diagnosis, work capacity, prevention and compensation of occupational cardiovascular diseases. Replaces CIS 99-1173.
Descriptors (primary) harmful substances; cardiovascular diseases; stress factors; harmful physical agents
Descriptors (secondary) noise; mercury; shift work; alcoholism; smoking; obesity; diabetes mellitus; nutrition; psychology of work organization; personal hygiene; neuropsychic stress; non-occupational factors; literature survey; encyclopaedia
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Cardiovascular diseases
Risk evaluation
Alcohol and drug abuse
Psychology of work organization
Mental stress and burnout