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Proceedings of the VII International Congress of Rural Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, September 17-21, 1978.

Authors
Anonymous
Source
International Association of Agricultural Medicine, 1978 Sep; :1-428
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00181323
Abstract
This international congress on rural medicine included the presentation of papers, along with reports of activities, colloques held on specific topics, and tours of scientific interest unique to the host nation. Specific papers dealt with organochlorine pesticide exposures, physique and bodily strength of school children in farming villages, high risk infants in rural areas, infant health care, children's mental hygiene and family composition, anemia in women in rural areas, field study of diabetes mellitus, birthrate studies, cost/benefit relationships for anthropozoonosis control, allergic contact dermatitis caused by chrysanthemums, pathogenesis and prevention of pneumoconiosis, pollinosis, respiratory disturbance and farm work, farm workers lung, train terminals, emergency outpatient care, early gastric cancer, malignant tumors of the urogenital tract and endemic neuropathy, hypertension in rural and urban populations, bovine lymphosarcoma and human leukemia, general practitioners in rural health care problems, migrant farm worker health, aging, homebound elderly, disabled rehabilitation, mass health screenings, work injuries in agricultural workers, stress on farm family, white fingers syndrome among power chain saw utilizers, vibration disease, agricultural machines, gas emissions, and farm machinery accidents.
Keywords
NIOSH-Grant; Farmers; Agricultural-workers; Grain-elevator-workers; Pesticides; Agricultural-chemicals; Equipment-operators; Accident-analysis; Safety-research; Worker-health; Age-factors; Vibration-disease; Pulmonary-system-disorders
Contact
Prev Med & Environmental Hlth University of Iowa Inst/agric Med & Environ Hlth Iowa Oakdale, Iowa 52319
Publication Date
19780921
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Funding Amount
24225
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
PB88-247044
NTIS Price
A20
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-R13-OH-00694
Source Name
Proceedings of the VII International Congress of Rural Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, September 17-21, 1978
State
UT; IA
Performing Organization
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
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