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Few occupational groups face as broad an array of environmental hazards as persons working in the health professions. Exposures to ionizing radiation; electromagnetic fields; ultrasound; ergonomic stresses; carcinogenic, mutagenic, teratogenic, and other toxic chemicals; and an enormous variety of infectious agents all confront those who work in patient care and associated laboratory settings. This book represents a pioneering effort by its entirely Scandinavian group of editors and contributors to provide a single comprehensive summary of knowledge of the risks to health that arise in the course of caring for the sick.
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Occupational Hazards in the Health Professions. Ann Intern Med. ;112:477–478. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-3-112-6-477_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1990;112(6):477-478.
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