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Indirect exposures of adjacent workers occur at work, and family members may be exposed to hazardous substances that are carried home. The significance of such hazard dissemination has been evaluated in studies dealing mostly with asbestos and lead. The general lessons learned from this evidence would suggest that indirect exposures may occur much more(More)
In rural parts of Africa, dogs live in close association with humans and livestock, roam freely, and usually do not receive prophylactic measures. Thus, they are a source of infectious disease for humans and for wildlife such as protected carnivores. In 2011, an epidemiological study was carried out around three conservation areas in Uganda to detect the(More)
BACKGROUND In 2010, an Iberian ibex (Capra pyrenaica hispanica) stock reservoir was established for conservation purposes in north-eastern Spain. Eighteen ibexes were captured in the wild and housed in a 17 hectare enclosure. Once in captivity, a caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) outbreak occurred and ibex handlings were carried out at six-month intervals between(More)
INTRODUCTION In 1996 the Danish Parliament passed a new Act on industrial injuries, including the so-called sudden lifting injuries. This type of lifting injury had been experienced in some industries in connection with lifting situations causing sudden pain in the back. Less frequently, other regions of the body may be affected. This study is a(More)
The purposes of this case-referent study were to investigate psychiatric long-term patients' social living conditions compared with these of the background population, their need of social support and to find a possible connection between these conditions and the patients' utilization of care. Our cases were 85 psychiatric long-term patients in Psychiatric(More)
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