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Document ID (ISN)66494
CIS number 96-1095
ISSN - Serial title Revista CIPA
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Silva A.A.M., de Brito A.M.
Title Malaria control by the nursing staff of Petrobrás Amazônia
Original title Combate à malária das equipes de enfermagem da Petrobrás Amazônia [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Feb. 1996, Vol.17, No.195, p.76-79. 11 ref.
Abstract This article describes the malaria prevention efforts of the occupational nursing team of a Brazilian petroleum company active in the Amazon basin. Contents: general characteristics of malaria in Brazil; natural transmission of the disease; endemicity, incubation period, transmissibility, susceptibility and resistance; clinical picture; control measures in the oil terminal port (measures connected to the person and to the environment); nursing activities in the oil terminal port; the prevention experience until now.
Descriptors (primary) Brazil; petroleum and natural gas industry; malaria; tropical diseases
Descriptors (secondary) industrial nurses; infectious diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
Bacterial and parasitic diseases