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Document ID (ISN)38969
CIS number 83-182
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de médecine du travail - Cahiers voor arbeidsgeneeskunde
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Taelman H.
Title Main pathological features of Belgians working in the tropics and on their return
Original title Principaux aspects de la pathologie du travailleur belge en région tropicale et au retour [in French]
Bibliographic information June 1982, Vol.19, No.2, p.127-136. 26 ref.
Abstract The diseases to which a foreign worker is at risk in a tropical region are divided into 2 groups: exclusively tropical diseases; diseases which are not strictly tropical but are related to underdevelopment and are therefore endemic in many tropical countries. Problems in the diagnosis of diseases in workers returning from the tropics. Diagnosis of patients with fever, with diarrhoea and with skin disorders.
Descriptors (primary) early diagnosis; tropical diseases
Descriptors (secondary) infectious diseases; skin diseases; diarrhoea
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases