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Medical registry for bone necrosis in England.
McCallum RI; Evans A
Dysbarism-related osteonecrosis: proceedings of a symposium on dysbaric osteonecrosis. Beckman EL, Elliott DH, eds. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 75-153, 1974 Jan; :215-219
The Decompression Sickness Central Registry formed in England in 1964 to gather information on compressed-air workers and the contracts under which they were employed includes similar data on divers. Records include: personal details about each workers; occupational background; detailed accounts of each incidence of bends; pressure-time exposure for each man's working day and skeletal bone surveys and chest-radiographs. Work is in progress to transfer information to computer storage.
Skeletal-system-disorders; Bone-disorders; Information-systems; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders
Beckman EL; Elliott DH
Dysbarism-related osteonecrosis: proceedings of a symposium on dysbaric osteonecrosis
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