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Document ID (ISN)56153
CIS number 91-779
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Title Recent developments in occupational medicine
Bibliographic information Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety, Department of Environmental Health, SC-34, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, 1991. 1 vol. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Course material (most of it reproducing articles from scientific periodicals) for a 1-day seminar for occupational physicians, held in Seattle (WA, USA) on 1 Mar. 1991. Subjects covered (among others): clinical ecology; a prospective clinical and virologic study of chronic fatigue; nystatin therapy for the candidiasis hypersensitivity syndrome; study of fibromyalgia; recent trends in occupational diseases (classified by type of disorder); some new problems (dioxin, VDTs, sick-building syndrome, multiple chemical sensitivities); respiratory diseases in agriculture; occupational and environmental factors associated with Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease; detection of occupational liver disease; prevention and surveillance of occupational respiratory diseases.
Descriptors (primary) training course; USA; training material; occupational medicine; occupational diseases
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; tetrachlorodibenzodioxin; Parkinson's disease; respiratory diseases; candidiasis; agriculture; fatigue; visual display terminals; training manuals; sick building syndrome; hepatic diseases
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Multiple chemical sensitivities
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Sick building syndrome
OSH training