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ID (ISN) del documento49182
Número CIS 88-504
ISSN - Título de la serie 0007-1072 - British Journal of Industrial Medicine
Año 1987
Número de serie
Autor(es) Gestal J.J.
Título Occupational hazards in hospitals: accidents, radiation, exposure to noxious chemicals, drug addiction and psychic problems, and assault
Información bibliográfica Aug. 1987, Vol.44, No.8, p.510-520. 25 ref.
Resumen Literature review. Except for infectious diseases, all the main occupational hazards affecting health workers are reviewed: accidents (explosions, fires, electrical accidents, and other sources of injury); noise; radiation (stochastic and non-stochastic effects, protective measures, and personnel most at risk); exposure to noxious chemicals, whose effects may be either local (allergic eczema) or generalised (cancer, mutations), particular attention being paid to the hazards presented by formol, ethylene oxide, cytostatics, and anaesthetic gases; drug addiction (which is more common among health workers than in the general population) and psychic problems association with promotion, shift work, and emotional stress; assault (various types of assault suffered by health workers, its causes, and the characterisation of the most aggressive patients). Not all references cited in the text are given in the bibliography, a full version of which can be obtained from the author on request.
Descriptores (primarios) hospitales; seguridad y salud en el trabajo
Descriptores (secundarios) radiación ionizante; violencia; formaldehido; mutágenos; substancias cancerígenas; estrés neuropsíquico; farmacodependencia; ruido; anestésicos; citostáticos; trabajo por turnos; incendios, explosiones; óxido de etileno; substancias nocivas; eczema; accidentes eléctricos; revisión bibliográfica
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Cemercio, servicios, oficinas
Broad subject area(s) Industrias y ocupaciones
Navegación por categoria(s) Abuso de alcohol y drogas
Health care services
Violence and terrorism