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Document ID (ISN)51321
CIS number 89-597
ISBN(s) 3-333-00256-6
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schmidt P.
Zentralinstitut fŘr Arbeitsmedizin der DDR
Title Biological monitoring methods in occupational medicine
Original title Biologische Kontrollmethoden in der Arbeitsmedizin [in German]
Bibliographic information VEB Volk und Gesundheit, Berlin, German Democratic Republic, 1988. 464p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index.
Abstract Manual for occupational health care personnel and inspectors. Chapters cover: the value of laboratory diagnosis to the occupational physician; biological exposure tests as a component of medical surveillance of workers exposed to harmful substances; toxicological bases of exposure assessment; exposure to substances in the general environment as a part of total exposure; principles of genetics applicable to the evaluation of exposure tests; recognition and evaluation of carcinogens, mutagens, teratogens and embryotoxic substances; variations in the pollution of workplace air; sampling; the analytical laboratory; assessment of the reliability and validity of biological exposure tests; properties, analysis and monitoring of 21 substances or groups of substances.
Descriptors (primary) cadmium and compounds; aromatic nitro compounds; phenol; carbon monoxide; trichloroethylene; tetrachloroethylene; mercury and compounds; halothane; carbon disulfide; benzene; toluene; lead and compounds; hexachlorocyclohexane; ethylbenzene; styrene; nitrobenzene; organophosphorus compounds; aromatic amines; aniline; toxic substances; xylene; exposure evaluation; fluorine and compounds
Descriptors (secondary) mercury; lead; description of technique; manuals; cadmium; fluorine
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Inorganic substances
Cadmium and compounds
Lead and compounds
Mercury and compounds
Alcohols
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Halogens and their inorganic compounds
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Phenols and phenolic compounds
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Carbon monoxide
Aliphatic nitro compounds
Aromatic amines