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The epidemiology of occupational contact-dermatitis.

Authors
Lushniak-BD
Source
Dermatol Clin 1995 Jul; 13(3):671-680
NIOSHTIC No.
20035563
Abstract
The dermatologist who is aware of the epidemiology of occupational contact dermatitis (OCD) can find this information helpful in making a diagnosis, determining etiology, and recommending preventive efforts. This article reviews some of the available epidemiologic data sources and their limitations. These data sources provide important information on the prevalence and incidence, the public health importance, the risk factors, the common etiologic agents, the prognosis, and the preventive measures for OCD.
Keywords
Biological-factors; Biological-systems; Chemical-hypersensitivity; Chemical-properties; Dermatitis; Dermatology; Epidemiology; Etiology; Exposure-assessment; Exposure-methods; Injury-prevention; Occupational-dermatitis; Occupational-exposure; Occupational-hazards; Occupational-health; Public-health; Safety-measures; Workplace-studies
CODEN
DRMCDJ
Publication Date
19950701
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1995
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Issue of Publication
3
ISSN
0733-8635
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
Source Name
Dermatologic Clinics
State
OH
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