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Document ID (ISN)69788
CIS number 97-1528
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Title Occupational medicine
Bibliographic information In: The Workplace (by Brune D. et al., eds), Scandinavian Science Publisher as, Bakkehaugveien 16, 0873 Oslo, Norway, 1997, Vol.1, p.745-977. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract These 20 chapters in a major new survey of OSH examine selected issues in occupational medicine: a forward looking approach to occupational medicine; how workplace chemicals enter the body; basic concepts of toxicology; epidemiology; prevention of musculoskeletal disorders; lung disorders; chemicals and hypersensitivity in the airways; allergy and other hypersensitivity; causes of occupational dermatoses; neurological diseases; occupational cancer; reproductive health; radiation injuries; health effects of noise exposure; vibration-induced disorders; carpal tunnel syndrome; stress-related illness; economic aspects of occupational health; health and safety in a multinational company; occupational databases and the Internet.
Descriptors (primary) antifertility effects; occupational medicine; vibration; allergies; diseases of nervous system; toxicology; carpal-tunnel syndrome; epidemiology; lung diseases; skin diseases; musculoskeletal diseases; cancer; radiation injury; mental stress; hypersensitivity; noise
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; coalworkers pneumoconiosis; allergens; carcinogens; extrinsic allergic alveolitis; routes of entry; metabolic process; metals; multinational enterprises; byssinosis; inhalation; skin absorption; asthma; pneumoconiosis; asbestosis; sensitizers; silicosis; joint diseases; tendon diseases; hearing loss; economic aspects; stress factors; dose-response relationship; computerized data bases; spinal diseases; literature survey
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Diseases of the nervous system
Antifertility and prenatal effects
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Skin diseases