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Document ID (ISN)65301
CIS number 95-1771
ISSN - Serial title 0140-6736 - Lancet
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Barbaud A., Trechot P., Bertrand O., Schmutz J.L.
Title Occupational allergy to propacetamol
Bibliographic information 30 Sep. 1995, Vol.346, No.8979, p.902. 2 ref.
Abstract A brief report is presented of three cases of occupational contact dermatitis in nurses who prepared injections of Pro-Dafalgan (propacetamol dissolved in sodium citrate) and who did not have allergy to paracetamol. Patch tests showed strongly positive reactions. Health care workers are advised to wear gloves when handling propacetamol.
Descriptors (primary) propacetamol; nursing personnel; eczema
Descriptors (secondary) protective gloves; allergy tests; safety and health engineering; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Health care services
Skin diseases