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Document ID (ISN)47836
CIS number 87-503
ISBN(s) 92-4-154211-X
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Title Early detection of occupational diseases
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Office of Publications, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1986. 272p. Bibl. Annexes. Price: SF.44.00.
Abstract This practical guide covers the symptoms, tests and actions to be taken for early detection of diseases. Section contain: principles; main diseases (pneumoconiosis; bronchopulmonary diseases caused by hard metal dust; asthma; extrinsic allergic pneumonitis; diseases caused by compounds of beryllium, cadmium, phosphorus, chromium, manganese, arsenic, mercury, lead and fluorine; by carbon disulfide, halogenated hydrocarbons, benzene and some homologues, aniline and nitrobenzene, nitroglycerin and nitric acid esters, alcohols, glycols and ketones, carbon monoxide, hydrocyanic acid, hydrogen sulfide; hearing loss; diseases caused by vibration, compressed air, ionising radiation; skin diseases, skin cancer, infectious and parasitic diseases); clinical and laboratory tests (respiratory, nervous, blood, digestive, urinary, cardiovascular, locomotor systems); exposure assessment and biological monitoring.
Descriptors (primary) early diagnosis; occupational diseases
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; trinitroglycerine; fluorine and compounds; genito-urinary system diseases; manganese and compounds; extrinsic allergic alveolitis; WHO; digestive system diseases; carbon tetrachloride; vinyl chloride; ketones; carbon monoxide; trichloroethylene; mercury and compounds; hexachloronaphthalene; alcohols; halogenated hydrocarbons; polychlorinated biphenyls; carbon disulfide; hydrogen sulfide; arsenic and compounds; benzene; toluene; lead and compounds; nitric acid esters; hydrocyanic acid; beryllium and compounds; nitrobenzene; aliphatic diols; aniline; phosphorus and compounds; decompression sickness; diseases of nervous system; radiation disease; vibration disease; infectious diseases; asthma; bronchopulmonary diseases; respiratory diseases; pneumoconiosis; skin diseases; musculoskeletal diseases; haemic and lymphatic diseases; xylene; hearing loss; exposure evaluation; exposure tests; biological and medical tests; cardiovascular diseases; chromium and compounds; cadmium and compounds
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases