An overview of occupational hazards among veterinarians, with particular reference to pregnant women.
Veterinarians are challenged by an imposing group of occupational hazards, including exposure to ionizing radiation, injury, infectious agents, and chemicals.
In this paper, the health hazards in the typical veterinary practice are inventoried, and the risks of each are assessed.
During the past few decades, there has been a significant increase in women entering the veterinary profession.
Information is presented concerning the impact of various occupational hazards on the health of female practitioners and paraprofessionals, particularly in regard to the reproductive system.
Mots-clés Pascal : Vétérinaire, Personnel sanitaire, Homme, Exposition professionnelle, Gestation, Composé chimique, Infection, Traumatisme, Rayonnement ionisant, Toxicité, Article synthèse
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Veterinary, Health staff, Human, Occupational exposure, Pregnancy, Chemical compound, Infection, Trauma, Ionizing radiation, Toxicity, Review
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0444670
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 199406.