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Document ID (ISN)69008
CIS number 97-903
ISSN - Serial title 1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Chia S.E., et al.
Title Postural stability of workers exposed to lead
Bibliographic information Nov. 1994, Vol.51, No.11, p.768-771. 20 ref.
Abstract Postural stability was investigated with a computerized postural sway measurement system in 60 workers exposed to lead with a duration of exposure of 84 months and in 60 controls. The results show that workers exposed to lead had significantly poorer postural stability than the controls. Lead may affect certain parts of the whole sensory neural axis, resulting in postural instability when the visual input is cut off.
Descriptors (primary) neurotoxic effects; perceptual-motor performance; lead
Descriptors (secondary) case-control study; computer analysis; perceptual-motor performance tests
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSingapore
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the nervous system
Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances