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Document ID (ISN)68621
CIS number 97-492
ISSN - Serial title 0098-7484 - Journal of the American Medical Association
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wegman D.H., Fine L.J.
Title Occupational and environmental medicine
Bibliographic information 19 June 1996, Vol.275, No.23, p.1831-1832. 23 ref.
Abstract Recent developments in selected areas of occupational and environmental medicine are briefly reviewed: work-related asthma (causes, changing individual susceptibility, and problems of diagnosis and compensation); low back pain (contribution of work and nonwork factors, use of back belts, and rehabilitation of affected workers); and the association between body burden of lead and delinquent behaviour.
Descriptors (primary) lead; ongoing research; backache; asthma
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; diagnosis; manual lifting
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)