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Document ID (ISN)67693
CIS number 96-1734
ISBN(s) 3-609-64400-1
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hofmann F.
Title Conditions of work of nursing personnel
Original title Arbeitsbedingte Belastungen des Pflegepersonals [in German]
Bibliographic information Ecomed Verlagsgesellschaft AG & Co. KG, Rudolf-Diesel-Strasse 3, 86899 Landsberg, Germany, 1994. 120p. Illus. 299 ref. Price: DEM 42.00.
Abstract Survey of the physical and mental requirements placed on nursing personnel as well as on the diseases and psychological effects their work may cause. Personnel caring for the elderly, sick children and adults have to lift and carry heavy loads, work in a bending posture and may be exposed to disinfectants, anaesthetics, cytostatic drugs, pathogenic bacteria, viruses, moulds and protozoa. The frequency rates of job-related accidents, spinal and skin diseases, infectious diseases such as hepatitis, AIDS, tuberculosis and cancer, are presented.
Descriptors (primary) conditions of work; nursing personnel; hospitals; health services
Descriptors (secondary) lifting of loads; spinal diseases; inhalation anaesthetics; microorganisms; cytostatic drugs; fungi; infectious diseases; infectious hepatitis; immunodeficiency syndrome; cancer; disinfectants; backache; survey; statistical aspects; frequency rates; Germany
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases