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Conference on Low Back X-rays in Pre-employment Physical Examinations, Summary Report and Proceedings.
NIOSH 1973:210 pages
The proceedings of a conference on the use of low back X-rays in preemployment examinations are presented. The workshop was held from January 11 to 14, 1973 in Tucson, Arizona. Contributed papers cover the following topics: the anatomy of the back; pathophysiology of the lower spine; orthopedic considerations; neuropsychiatric aspects of lower spinal injuries; radiation safety; human engineering; epidemiological factors; industrial back injuries; and neurosurgical and radiological aspects of lower back injuries.
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-099-72-0153; X-ray-analysis; Medical-examinations; Occupational-medicine; Spinal-cord; Diagnostic-techniques; Back-injuries; X-ray-diagnosis;
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The American College of Radiology, The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The Industrial Medical Association, and NIOSH
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division