Search for dissertations about: "arbetsmiljömedicin"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 swedish dissertations containing the word arbetsmiljömedicin.

  1. 1. Fertility and female dietary exposure to persistent organochlorine compounds

    University dissertation from Anna Axmon, Dept of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, SE-221 85 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Anna Axmon; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; industrial medicine; Yrkesmedicin; arbetsmiljömedicin; Public health; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Occupational health; DDE; DDT; dioxins; polychlorinated biphenyls; persistent organochlorine compounds; stillbirths; miscarriages; Fertility; time to pregnancy;

    Abstract : Persistent organochlorine compounds (POC), such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) and dioxins, are long-lived and highly lipophilic compounds which are present in all biota today. In Sweden, one of the major exposure routes for POC is through the consumption of fatty fish from the Baltic Sea, which is off the east coast of Sweden, and one of the most highly exposed populations is the fishermen's wives and sisters from the east coast. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exposure assessment for the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders

    University dissertation from Occup. Environ. Med. University Hospital, SE-221 85 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Istvan Balogh; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Yrkesmedicin; industrial medicine; Occupational health; heart rate; interindividual variation; index; arbetsmiljömedicin; job strain; Questionnaire; mechanical exposure;

    Abstract : Work-related musculoskeletal disorders of shoulder/neck are a major and increasing problem. Beside the pain, they involve high cost for the employer and society. The total expenditure for the musculoskeletal disorders of the neck and upper limb have been estimated to 0.5-2. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lead in blood. ICP-MS studies of lead in plasma, blood and erythrocyte proteins

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

    Author : Ingvar A Bergdahl; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; distribution; plasma; blood; erythrocytes; lead-binding prtoeins; delta-aminlevulinic acid dehydratase; inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry; ALAD; arbetsmiljömedicin; Occupational health; industrial medicine; Lead; toxicity; ICP-MS; Yrkesmedicin;

    Abstract : An inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) method for the determination of lead in blood plasma has been developed. The detection limit was below 0.1 microgram/liter, and the precision 5%. There was no significant difference between levels in plasma and serum. READ MORE

  4. 4. Case-control studies on risk factors for myeloid leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes

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

    Author : Jonas Björk; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiologic methods; bias epidemiology ; attributable fraction; smoking; hobbies; occupational exposure; chromosome aberrations; epidemiology; cytogenetic; Occupational health; industrial medicine; Yrkesmedicin; arbetsmiljömedicin;

    Abstract : Case-control studies comprising telephone interviews for 333 cases of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), 226 cases of Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CML), 330 cases of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and matched controls were conducted. Information had to be obtained from next-of-kin much more often for cases (85%) than for controls (18%). READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysis, metabolism, effects and biological monitoring of N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone

    University dissertation from Martin Carnerup, Lundavägen 2B, 212 18 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Martin Carnerup; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Yrkesmedicin; arbetsmiljömedicin; industrial medicine; Occupational health; developmental toxicity; biomarkers; metabolsim; N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone; dermal absorption;

    Abstract : N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) is an organic solvent widely used in the industry. Irritation of the eyes and in the respiratory system has been reported after occupational exposure to low air levels of NMP. The EU has also classified it as a developmental toxicant. NMP is easily absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract and airways and through skin. READ MORE