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February 27, 1932

Industrial Hygiene for Engineers and Managers.

JAMA. 1932;98(9):759. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730350073033

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Abstract

As stated in the introduction to this extraordinarily fine contribution to the subject of occupational disease, the application of adequate industrial measures is believed to be now limited to less than 5 per cent of this country's industries. Such knowledge as is now available has grown out of contributions by various governmental, social and trade bodies. The average physician has some general knowledge of the subject, but his knowledge is seldom systematized so as to be directly applicable to any given industry. The material contained in the contribution by Dr. McCord and Allen has been the basis of a course given to students in the Engineering College of the University of Cincinnati. Beginning with the introduction, which outlines the character of the problem, sections are devoted to emergency aid for the industrially injured, and to infection and disinfection. Then come several classifications of occupational diseases, with a long list of

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