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Main Title Conference on Medical Screening and Biological Monitoring for the Effects of Exposure in the Workplace, July 1984. Part 2.
CORP Author National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH.;National Cancer Inst., Bethesda, MD.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Year Published 1986
Report Number PHS-NIOSH-211-86-0005;
Stock Number PB87-155438
Additional Subjects Industrial medicine ; Exposure ; Genetics ; Work environments ; Socioeconomic factors ; Evaluation ; Monitors ; Legal problems ; Ethics ; Reprints ; Biological monitoring ; Screening ; Diagnostic services ; Medical procedures ; Occupational Safety and Health
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB87-155438 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/21/1988
Collation 252p
The papers presented reflected problems associated with medical screening and biomonitoring for the effects of occupational exposure. There were three primary topics considered at the conference. The first dealt with the legal, social and ethical issues related to medical screening and medical monitoring. The second topic concerned issues in assessment and evaluation of screening programs. The exercise tolerance test as a screening test in coronary heart disease, use of chest radiography for low back pain screening, screening for bladder cancer, diagnostic techniques for use in certain diseases dermatologic screening, damage from exposure to benzo(a)pyrene (50328), computerized screening for neurobehavioral changes in the workplace, detection of early pregnancy and fetal loss, and respiratory function tests in the screening of workers were emphasized. Occupational ecogenetics, interactions between genes and environment in the workplace, epidemiological use of genetic screening in the workplace, chromosome alterations as markers of exposure and effect, and immunoassays to adducts of benzo(a)pyrene and DNA in the biomonitoring of workers exposed to carcinogens, comprised the third major topic of the conference. (Copyright (c) 1986 by the American Occupational Medical Association.)