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Medical Surveillance in Laser Working Sites

  • Per G. Söderberg
  • D. Sliney
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 242)

Abstract

The discovery of occupational diseases associated with prolonged exposures to toxic agents has triggered a demand for monitoring of potentially hazardous effects in the working environment. Furthermore, the establishment of an insurance system for occupational health has created a need for a basis for an objective decision on whether a health problem is associated to work activity or not. The medical activity devoted to these areas is denoted “Medical surveillance”.

Keywords

Visually Evoke Potential Periodic Examination Laser Damage Medical Surveillance Retinal Lesion 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Per G. Söderberg
    • 1
  • D. Sliney
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Ophthalmology and Dept. of Medical BiophysicsKarolinska InstitutetStockholmSweden
  2. 2.U.S. Army Environmental Hygiene AgencyUSA

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