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Document ID (ISN)32739
CIS number 80-164
ISSN - Serial title 0035-5836 - Rivista degli infortuni e delle malattie professionali
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Esposito Iacenna V., Mazzella di Bosco M., Tarducci G.
Title New occupational diseases - Health effects of copper
Original title Contributo alla conoscenza delle nuove malattie professionali - Patologia da rame [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Apr. 1979, Vol.66, No.1-2, p.75-81. 35 ref.
Abstract This literature survey covers: uses of copper compounds; normal copper levels in blood, urine and other tissues; acute effects (metal fume fever, acute poisoning); chronic effects (occupational poisoning, eczema, staining of hair and teeth, mucosal disorders, pulmonary fibrosis); diagnosis, chelation therapy; prevention (TLVs for fumes and dust, periodic medical examinations, compensation).
Descriptors (primary) poisoning; occupational pathology; copper and compounds
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; acute poisoning; copper; copper ores; metal fume fever; copper sulfate; respirable dust; electroplating; diagnosis; chronic poisoning; medical prevention; vineyard sprayer's lung
Document type -
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Copper and compounds
Inorganic substances