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Document ID (ISN)22506
CIS number 75-567
ISSN - Serial title 0027-2973 - Münchener medizinische Wochenschrift
Year 1974
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Häussinger K., Fruhmann G., Fuchs G.
Title Success of a preventive medical examination campaign in industry
Original title Erfolg einer arbeitsmedizinischen Vorsorgeuntersuchung [in German]
Bibliographic information 5 Apr. 1974, Vol.116, No.14, p.723-730. Illus. 9 ref.
Abstract A proportion of the staff (1,000 workers out of 3,000) of a metalworking plant underwent preventive medical examinations over a period of 2 1/2 years. 25% of the workers examined showed symptoms of disease (raised arterial blood pressure, ECG showing impairment of cardiac impulse re-polarisation, bronchitis, pneumoconiosis, tuberculosis) requiring medical attention. Check-ups were carried out 2 years later, and the results are presented. No further pathological symptoms were apparent in 48% of the subjects examined. This result is attributed to medical treatment and the organisational measures adopted (vocational rehabilitation, transfer to other work).
Descriptors (primary) metalworking industry; medical examinations; medical supervision
Descriptors (secondary) Germany (Federal Republic of); tuberculosis; functional heart disorders; bronchitis; transfer to other work; rehabilitation; survey; long-term study; pneumoconiosis
Document type -
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Metalworking industry
Bacterial and parasitic diseases