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Main Title The Role of genetic testing in the prevention of occupational disease.
CORP Author United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Publisher Congress of the U.S., Office of Technology Assessment : [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.],
Year Published 1983
Report Number OTA-BA-194
Stock Number 052-003-00906-4
OCLC Number 09518265
ISBN $6.50
Subjects Occupational diseases--Prevention ; Medical genetics ; Patient monitoring ; Genetic screening ; Genetic Testing ; Monitoring, Physiologic ; Occupational Diseases--prevention & control ; Genetics, Medical ; theory ; technical aspect ; social implication ; hazard ; research ; occupational safety ; ethics ; legal aspect ; obstacle ; evaluation ; health policy ; science policy ; USA ; g en etique ; mise a l' epreuve ; maladie professionnelle ; th eorie ; aspect technique ; cons equences sociales ; risque ; recherche ; s ecurit e du travail ; ethique ; aspect juridique ; politique sanitaire ; politique scientifique ; Etats-Unis ; gen etica ; comprobaci on ; enfermedad profesional ; teor ia ; aspecto t ecnico ; consecuencias sociales ; riesgo ; investigaci on ; seguridad en el trabajo ; aspecto jur idico ; obst aculo ; evaluaci on ; pol itica sanitaria ; pol itica cient ifica ; Estados Unidos
Additional Subjects Occupational diseases--Prevention ; Medical genetics ; Patient monitoring
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJEM  RC964.R64 1983 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 01/09/2004
ELBM  RC964.R64 1983 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/01/1988
Collation x, 243 pages : illustrations, forms ; 26 cm
"OTA-BA-194"--Page 4 of cover "April 1983"--Page 4 of cover Includes bibliographical references. S/N 052-003-00906-4.
Contents Notes
Report on the role of genetics testing in reducing occupational disease in the USA - discusses the theoretical background, technical aspects and social implications of screening and monitoring against higher risk or hazard exposure, the use of research results in occupational safety, ethics and legal aspects, likely obstacles, problems and prospects of economic evaluation, etc.; outlines health policy and science policy options. Diagrams, glossary, graphs, photographs and references.