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Document ID (ISN)40637
CIS number 83-1748
ISSN - Serial title 0303-7657 - Revista brasileira de saúde ocupacional
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Nogueira D.P.
Title Occupational risks of dentists and their prevention
Original title Riscos ocupacionais de dentistas e sua prevenção [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information 1983, Vol.11, No.41, p.16-24. 59 ref.
Abstract A review article describing the occupational health risks run by dentists, and the corresponding preventive measures. Problems include: stress of mental work; standing posture; use of sharp metallic tools; the high-frequency noise of dental drills; X-rays; mercury vapours and anaesthetic substances; infectious diseases (chiefly hepatitis B); head lice.
Descriptors (primary) dental services
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; parasitic diseases; mercury; noise; x-rays; standing posture; infectious hepatitis; mental stress; anaesthetics
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases