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ID (ISN) del documento45687
Número CIS 86-477
ISSN - Título de la serie 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Año 1985
Número de serie
Autor(es) Nilsson E., Mikaelsson B., Andersson S.
Título Atopy, occupation and domestic work as risk factors for hand eczema in hospital workers
Información bibliográfica Oct. 1985, Vol.13, No.4, p.216-223. 19 ref.
Resumen Questionnaire and interview study of 2452 newly employed hospital workers, with follow-up over 20 months. Atopic dermatitis increased the odds of developing hand eczema by 3 times, and was correlated with greater severity of the eczema. "Wet" hospital work increased the odds by a factor of 2 compared with office ("dry") work. Two domestic factors (care of children under 4 years of age and absence of a dish-washing machine) also increased the risk of eczema; in combination with wet jobs at work, the factors increased the odds by a factor of 4. Although eczema was more common in women than in men, this is probably due to differences in the tasks performed by the 2 sexes.
Descriptores (primarios) factores extraprofesionales; relación entre la profesión y la enfermedad; eczema; sensibilidad individual; limpieza; valoración del riesgo; hospitales; mantenimiento
Descriptores (secundarios) variables colectivas
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Skin diseases
Cleaning work
Health care services
Risk evaluation