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Document ID (ISN)21314
CIS number 74-1469
ISBN(s) 3-7945-0249-3
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Borneff J.
Title Lectures in occupational health
Original title Arbeitsmedizin in Vorlesungen [in German]
Bibliographic information UTB 44, F.K. Schattauer Verlag GmbH, Lenzhalde 3, 7 Stuttgart 1, Germany (Fed.Rep.), 1973. 418p. Illus. Price: DM.19.80.
Abstract This book constitutes an introduction to a subject which wil be considered in greater detail in courses. The authors of the various chapters outline the chief problems of occupational health, which are described concisely without unnecessary ballast. First part: principles of the plant physician's activity (scope and organisation of occupational medicine, occupational health service, pre-employment medical report, occupational physiology, experimental toxicology, relevance of threshold values, resuscitation and first aid); second part: notifiable occupational diseases and injuries (pneumoconiosis, occupational skin diseases, injuries due to radiation, noise or to mechanical or chemical agents, cancer); third part: special problems of occupational health (psychoses, employment of women and older workers, rehabilitation). There is an extensive bibliography.
Descriptors (primary) occupational medicine; occupational hygiene
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; neoplasms; poisoning; threshold limit values; dust control; older workers; Germany (Federal Republic of); noise; metals; zoonoses; radiological diagnosis; toxicology; psychoses; infectious diseases; occupational physiology; pneumoconiosis; skin diseases; toxic substances; toxic gases; rehabilitation; solvents; diseases caused by physical agents; training manuals; resuscitation; first aid; animal experiments; respiratory function tests; women; plant health services; legislation; industrial physicians; pre-employment medical examinations; radiation protection
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Older workers
Bacterial and parasitic diseases