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Proceedings of the VII International Congress of Rural Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, September 17-21, 1978.
International Association of Agricultural Medicine, 1978 Sep; :1-428
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.
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
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Proceedings of the VII International Congress of Rural Medicine, September 17-21, Salt Lake City, Utah
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
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