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Document ID (ISN)45688
CIS number 86-373
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lidén C., Wahlberg J.E.
Title Does visual display terminal work provoke rosacea?
Bibliographic information Oct. 1985, Vol.13, No.4, p.235-241. 21 ref.
Abstract A questionnaire was sent to all 179 employed outpatients of the dermatology department of the Karolineka Hospital (Stockholm, Sweden) who had been diagnosed as having rosacea or perioral dermatitis. The questions related to occupation and the occurrence of video display terminal (VDT) work; VDT workers were asked about their working hours and the perceived effect of VDT work on their skin condition. Results were tabulated along with sex, age, occupational and symptomatological data. Of the 166 respondents, 42 had worked with VDTs; 9 of the 42 felt that VDT work aggravated their skin condition, and 4 of the 8 had begun VDT work before the onset of rosacea. There may be a relation between rosacea and VDT work in these cases.
Descriptors (primary) occupation disease relation; visual display terminals; dermatitis
Descriptors (secondary) questionnaire survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)