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Document ID (ISN)38226
CIS number 82-1388
ISBN(s) 0-8151-5727-4
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Maibach H.I., Gellin G.A.
Title Occupational and industrial dermatology
Bibliographic information Year Book Medical Publishers, 35 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago IL 60601, USA, 1982. 375p. Illus. 650 ref. Price: US-$54.45.
Abstract Contents of this manual, to which several authors contributed: diagnosis of occupational skin disease (OSD); principles and significance of occupational site survey; risk factors in OSD; dermatoses due to water, soaps, detergents, solvents; allergens; use and abuse of patch tests; allergic contact dermatitis (immunologic aspects); treatment of OSD; biologic causes of OSD (microbes, fungal diseases, viral agents); physical and mechanical causes; photobiologic effects; the pilosebaceous unit; sweat retention syndrome; pigment responses and pigmentation disorders; compensation; predisposing factors and pre-employement medical examinations; assessment of cutaneous impairment and disability; determining allergic contact potential of chemicals; predictive tests for allergic contact dermatitis; percutaneous absorption; dermatitis of the hands in beauticians; contact dermatitis in medical personnel; fiberglass; cutting fluids; epoxy resins; other plastics; metals; printing-plate manufacturing; culinary plants; forest products; construction work; scleroderma due to silica dust; paints and oil of turpentine.
Descriptors (primary) skin diseases
Descriptors (secondary) detergents; pre-employment medical examinations; carcinogens; epoxy resins; compensation of occupational diseases; USA; scleroderma; dermatotropic virus infections; soaps; silica; pathogenic bacteria; turpentine; paints; glass fibre; skin cancer; pigmentation disorders; photosensitization dermatitis; eczema; dust; cutting fluids; plate making; organic solvents; manuals; skin; construction industry; dermatological examinations; dermatological effects; immunology; plastics industry; allergens
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)