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Thermography in the Diagnosis of Work Stress Due to Vibrating Implements.

Authors
Tichauer-ER
Source
NIOSH 1977 Apr:160-168
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00074764
Abstract
The history and optimal fields of application of diverse modalities of infrared diagnostic media are briefly outlined, differences in the representation in the thermogram of vascular, muscular, and connective tissue are described. Image changes possibly due to excessive vibratory work stress are compared with normal findings. Illustrative examples deal with vibrating electric scissors, and other mechanical implements. It is shown how thermography makes it possible to identify, on the basis of known morphological facts, specific anatomical structures under stress. Examples of remedial actions through engineering controls are mentioned.
Keywords
Diagnostic-techniques; Temperature-measurement; Vibration-disease; Power-tools; Control-methods; Anatomy; Morphology; Cardiovascular-system; Musculoskeletal-system;
Publication Date
19770401
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings;
Fiscal Year
1977
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 77-170
Priority Area
Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Disease and Injury; Musculoskeletal-system;
Source Name
Proceedings of the International Occupational Hand-Arm Vibration Conference, NIOSH (Paper Presented at Cincinnati, Ohio, October 28-31, 1975), Cincinnati, Ohio, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-170
State
OH;
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