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Document ID (ISN)23125
CIS number 75-992
ISSN - Serial title 0300-581X - Arbeitsmedizin - Sozialmedizin - Pršventivmedizin
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Iwanoff I., Jungmann H., Probst P.
Title Air-conditioning systems and disease due to cold
Original title Klimaanlagen und Erkšltungskrankheiten [in German]
Bibliographic information Apr. 1975, Vol.10, No.4, p.78-81. 6 ref.
Abstract Inspection of the log books of 39 merchant vessels, some equipped with air conditioning but the others not, which had made 820 voyages to tropical zones. The incidence of respiratory disease was twice as high in the air-conditioned ships. The deduction may be drawn from these data that air-conditioning should be adapted not only to general comfort conditions but also to outside temperatures.
Descriptors (primary) tropical climate; upper respiratory diseases; sea transport; air conditioning; ships
Descriptors (secondary) thermal comfort; comparative study; optimization
Document type -
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water transportation
Heating and air conditioning
Natural phenomena
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)