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A Lotus 1-2-3 Data Base Model for Keeping and Tracking Citations.
Microcomputer Applications in Occupational Health and Safety, Lewis Publishers, Chelsea, Michigan, American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists 1987:155-158
The use of the Lotus-1-2-3 data base to keep and track literature citations was demonstrated with the example of the reproductive toxicity of glycol-ethers. The data in the example file included data fields for the sex of the experimental animal, the name of the glycol tested, the route of ingestion, the duration of the experimental treatment, the dose administered or the airborne exposure concentration for inhalation studies, the species of the test organism, the reference number, and a brief summary of significant toxic signs. A computer printout was included to demonstrate the format of the report. Separate entries were made for every dose level in multiple dose studies, so that lines covering several studies of one glycol could be interleaved to develop a perspective on development of toxic responses over a wide dose range. The data base program was found to simplify organization and retrieval of information, and new references could be added to keep the data base current.
Computers; Data-processing; Occupational-health; Industrial-hygiene; Industrial-safety-programs; Information-processing; Reproductive-hazards; Glycols;
Microcomputer Applications in Occupational Health and Safety, Lewis Publishers, Chelsea, Michigan, American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
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