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Document ID (ISN)66673
CIS number 96-653
ISBN(s) 0-8493-7355-7
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) MennÚ T., Maibach H.I.
Title Hand eczema
Bibliographic information CRC Press Inc., 2000 Corporate Blvd. N.W., Boca Raton, Florida 33431, USA, 1994. xiii, 334p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 89.00.
Abstract This manual comprises a series of papers on research into common varieties of hand eczema. Contents includes: definition, prevalence and classification of hand eczema; chemical skin burns; mechanical trauma and hand eczema; irritant contact dermatitis; contact allergens; risk factors for hand dermatitis in wet work; prediction of skin irritation by noninvasive bioengineering methods; general aspects of risk factors in hand eczema; epidemiological aspects; principles of occupational hand eczema; studies of eczema in hospital workers, hairdressers, fish processing workers, dental personnel, construction workers, caterers and farmers; eczema from metalworking fluids and from rubber gloves; prognosis; UV-light and X-ray treatment; selection of protective gloves.
Descriptors (primary) allergens; hand; eczema; dermatitis
Descriptors (secondary) protective gloves; agriculture; acrylates; latex; irritation; prognosis; caustic substances; vesicular contact dermatitis; construction work; diagnosis; manuals; list of chemical substances; chemical burns; dental services; hospitals; hairdressing; metalworking industry; risk factors; epidemiological aspects
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases