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Document ID (ISN)70100
CIS number 97-1870
ISSN - Serial title 0885-114X - Occupational Medicine: State of the Art Reviews
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hodgson M.
Title The medical evaluation
Bibliographic information Jan.-Mar. 1995, Vol.10, No.1, p.177-194. 109 ref.
Abstract Medical conditions related to the indoor environment are reviewed and strategies for their management are described. Topics covered include: doctor-patient relationships; recovery and illness behaviour; risk communication; diagnosis; medical conditions (allergic respiratory disease, skin discomfort, mass psychogenic illness, mucous membrane irritation, central nervous system symptoms, lung cancer, sick building syndrome); characterization of exposure.
Descriptors (primary) buildings; expertise; sick building syndrome
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; literature survey; multifactor aetiology; skin diseases; infectious diseases; respiratory diseases; symptoms
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Sick building syndrome
Workers' compensation