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Document ID (ISN)35011
CIS number 81-456
ISBN(s) 2-224-00637-3
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Blacque-Belair A., Mathieu de Fossey B., Fourestier M.
Title Dictionary of biological and physical constants
Original title Dictionnaire des constantes biologiques et physiques. [in French]
Bibliographic information Editions Maloine, 27 rue de l'Ecole-de-MÚdecine, 75006 Paris, 5th edition, 1980, 2208p. Illus. 86 ref.
Abstract Dictionary giving information on the present state of the art concerning biological, physical and chemical data, with an introduction giving general comments on physical and biological measurements, basic theory of data processing in the field of medicine and automation in biology. Part 1: enumeration - to the fullest extent possible - of biological constants under the following headings: water and electrolytes of body fluids, chemical elements (periodical classification), faeces, cephalo-rachidian fluid, other body fluids, radiation in medical physics and biology, normal blood, digestive juices, urine). Part 2: clinical applications of physico-biological constants in medicine: biological and chemical investigations in allergo-immunology, cardiovascular disorders, endocrinology, gastrointestinal disorders, parasitology, neurology, muscular disorders, etc. and in poisoning due to ethanol, arsenic and its inorganic compounds, benzene and its higher homologues, carbon dioxide and lead. Alphabetical index of abbreviations and subject index.
Descriptors (primary) pathology; biological and medical tests; medical supervision; determination in biological matter
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; echography; nervous function tests; blood; bone diseases; parasitic diseases; water and electrolyte balance; body fluid changes; carbon monoxide; arsenic; benzene; lead; ethanol; radiological diagnosis; infectious diseases; pancreatic diseases; gastrointestinal diseases; haematological changes; sense organ diseases; manuals; allergy tests; liver function tests; renal function tests; endocrine function tests; radiotherapy; blood cytology; cardiovascular function tests; infrared thermography; nutrition disorders
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases