|Document ID (ISN)||67693|
|Convention or series no.
||Conditions of work of nursing personnel
||Arbeitsbedingte Belastungen des Pflegepersonals [in German]|
||Ecomed Verlagsgesellschaft AG & Co. KG, Rudolf-Diesel-Strasse 3, 86899 Landsberg, Germany, 1994. 120p. Illus. 299 ref. Price: DEM 42.00.
||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.
||conditions of work; nursing personnel; hospitals; health services
||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
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||Germany|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Viral diseases (other than aids)
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases