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Document ID (ISN)48089
CIS number 87-1092
ISSN - Serial title 0233-1608 - Zeitschrift fŘr klinische Medizin
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schimmelpfenning W., Konetzke G., Lun A.
Title Viral hepatitis as an occupational disease
Original title Virushepatitis als Berufskrankheit [in German]
Bibliographic information 1986, Vol.41, No.11, p.805-809. 19 ref.
Abstract During the last 5 years there has been no further decrease of acute viral hepatitis as an occupational disease. Essential aspects of occupational medicine regarding acute viral hepatitis are discussed: recognition as an occupational disease, estimation of the damage affecting the body, fixing the date of re-examination, change of workplace, questions of fitness to work and legislation. Important prophylactic principles: strict observance of hygienic principles, regular checkups and, in future, active immunisation against hepatitis B in risk areas.
Descriptors (primary) statistical trends; prophylaxis; diagnosis; infectious hepatitis
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Liver diseases
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)