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July 1953

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AMA Arch Derm Syphilol. 1953;68(1):111. doi:10.1001/archderm.1953.01540070114019

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Course in Occupational Skin Problems.—A course of instruction in Occupational Skin Problems will be presented jointly by the Division of Occupational Health of the Public Health Service, the Department of Dermatology and Syphilology of the University of Cincinnati, and the Department of Preventive Medicine and Industrial Health, during the week of Oct. 12-16, 1953. The object of the course is to give physicians a greater understanding of cutaneous problems of occupational origin.

The program will be divided into three daily sessions, consisting of morning lectures and clinical demonstrations, afternoon field instruction in industrial plants, and evening panel discussions. The didactic presentations will include a review of the anatomy, physiology, and chemistry of the skin. Consideration will be given to the etiology, clinical appearance, diagnosis, and treatment of occupational dermatoses. This will be supplemented by discussions of specific measures of prevention and control. The evening sessions, in panel form,

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