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Document ID (ISN)42879
CIS number 84-2014
ISSN - Serial title Revista portuguesa de medicina militar
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Castelo Branco N.A.A., Borges Guerra J.M.
Title Pesticides
Original title Pesticidas [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information 1982, Vol.30, No.4, p.177-224. Illus. 81 ref.
Abstract An issue devoted to pesticides: toxic diabetes due to pesticides (comparative study of 148 exposed workers and 30 controls); effects of using pesticides in confined spaces (observations on 15 gardeners working in greenhouses and results of laboratory tests); poisoning by organophosphorus compounds (pharmacology, diagnosis and clinical picture, laboratory tests and cholinesterase inhibition, treatment and prognosis); economic consequences of careless use of pesticides in Portugal; future trends.
Descriptors (primary) pesticides; agriculture; crop protection; toxic substances
Descriptors (secondary) case study; diabetes mellitus; organophosphorus compounds; symptoms; future trends; diagnosis; economic aspects; chronic poisoning; horticulture; work in confined spaces
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Agricultural chemicals