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Document ID (ISN)46515
CIS number 86-1378
ISSN - Serial title 0032-6291 - Pracovní lékařství
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hubačová L., Borský I., Strelka F.
Title Morbidity of female health-care workers according to their work category
Original title Chorobnos@t6 zdravotníckych pracovníčok v súvislosti s ich pracovným zaradením [in Slovak]
Bibliographic information 1985, Vol.37, No.1, p.16-19. Illus. 25 ref.
Abstract Morbidity of 1,183 health-care personnel in two city hospitals was monitored for 1 year. Most frequent were: respiratory illness (22.4%), musculoskeletal disorders (20.2%), urogenital disorders (14.1%), digestive tract disorders (10.2%), diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissues (7.1%). In comparison with sick leave of employed women in the city as a whole, nurses suffered from a higher incidence of musculoskeletal, urogential, dermatological and circulatory disorders and of infectious hepatitis. Measures for improvement are recommended.
Descriptors (primary) genito-urinary system diseases; digestive system diseases; morbidity; hospitals; infectious hepatitis; skin diseases; musculoskeletal diseases; respiratory diseases
Descriptors (secondary) frequency rates
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Liver diseases
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Health care services
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Skin diseases