Search for dissertations about: "Occupational and Environmental Medicine"

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  1. 1. Subjective annoyance attributed to electrical equipments and smells - Epidemiology and stress physiology

    University dissertation from Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Frida Eek; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; environmental intolerance; IEI; epidemiology; diabetology; secreting systems; Endocrinology; cortisol; stress; sekretion; Endokrinologi; Public health; diabetologi; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Occupational health; Yrkesmedicin; industrial medicine; arbetsmiljömedicin; Environmental health; Miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Self-reported annoyance from electrical equipment has been in evidence since the mid-eighties, and the first reports of illness from everyday chemicals arose already in the 1960?s. However, the extent of the problem or the mechanisms behind the development of environmentally related annoyance has not yet been fully established. READ MORE

  2. 2. Contact allergy to formaldehyde. Diagnosis and clinical relevance

    University dissertation from Occupational and Environmental Dermatology Unit

    Author : Inese Dubnika Hauksson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Allergic contact dermatitis; preservatives; formaldehyde; formaldehyde releasers; patch testing; repeated open application test; baseline series;

    Abstract : Preservatives are biologically active substances mainly used in water-based products to prevent the growth of microorganisms. Most people are exposed to them on a daily basis. Formaldehyde is one of the oldest and most commonly used preservatives. However, it is a well-known contact sensitiser in dermatitis patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. To work or not to work in an extended working life? Factors in working and retirement decisions

    University dissertation from Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

    Author : Kerstin Nilsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ageing; older worker; retirement planning; retirement decision; motivation; meaningful activity; social inclusion; macro; meso; micro; work environment; working life; work ability; work injury; health; public health; diagnosed disease; self-rated health; organisation; basic premises for work; hardware in work; software in work; age; Success and failure factors; folkhälsa; demographic shifts; healthy ageing; healthy work places; retirement; successful ageing; occupational environment; Occupational medicine; work motivation; demografy; men and women;

    Abstract : In most of the industrialised world, the proportion of older and retired people in the population is continuously increasing. This will have budgetary implications for maintaining the welfare state, because the active working section of the population must fund the non-active and old population. READ MORE

  4. 4. Contact allergy to textile dyes. Clinical and experimental studies on disperse azo dyes

    University dissertation from Occupational and Environmental Dermatology Unit

    Author : Laura Malinauskiene; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Disperse Orange 1; Disperse Yellow 3; metabolites; azo reduction; p-aminodiphenylamine; 4-nitroaniline; 2-amino-p-cresol; 4-aminoacetanilide; TLC; HPLC; guinea pig maximisation test.;

    Abstract : Disperse dyes are the most common allergens among textile dyes. It is not known whether the purified dyes, impurities in the commercial dyes, or metabolites are the actual sensitisers. Moreover, it is not known whether those disperse dyes that are now present in test series are actually used in textile dyeing today. READ MORE

  5. 5. Contact Allergy to Textile Dyes - Clinical and Chemical Studies on Disperse Dyes

    University dissertation from Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Kristina Morgardt-Ryberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Disperse Blue 106; contact allergy; Disperse Orange 3; disperse dyes; Disperse Blue 124; TLC; textile-related skin problems; textile dye mix; PPD; HPLC; impurities;

    Abstract : Disperse dyes are common sensitizers among textile dyes. Contact allergy to disperse dyes has been documented in studies carried out in southern Europe, however, corresponding studies have not been performed in the Scandinavian countries. READ MORE