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  1. Use of medication data to validate an association in community-based symptom prevalence studies.

    Article - En anglais

    A chemical spill from an oil refinery in Texas City, Texas, exposed the community to more than 40 000 lbs (18 144 kg) of highly toxic and corrosive hydrofluoric acid.

    A symptom prevalence study indicated an association between symptom reports, most notably breathing symptoms, and hydrofluoric acid exposure.

    Although verification of self-reported symptoms by checking medical records or performing clinical tests is theoretically possible, it is not a feasible alternative in dealing with an entire community.

    Open-ended data on medication use collected in the prevalence study were coded by organ system and analyzed by cross-classification techniques and log linear models.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Composé chimique, Pollution, Accident, Texas, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Raffinerie, Industrie pétrochimique, Hydrogène Fluorure, Solution aqueuse, Epidémiologie, Symptomatologie, Homme, Traitement, Chimiothérapie, Enquête sur terrain, Médicament, Toxicité, Fluorhydrique acide

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Chemical compound, Pollution, Accident, Texas, United States, North America, America, Refinery, Petrochemical industry, Hydrogen Fluorides, Aqueous solution, Epidemiology, Symptomatology, Human, Treatment, Chemotherapy, Field inquiry, Drug, Toxicity

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0377079

    Code Inist : 002B03L06. Création : 199406.