Reproductive Effects of Chemical Exposures in Health Professions

  title={Reproductive Effects of Chemical Exposures in Health Professions},
  author={G. Ahlborg and K. Hemminki},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  • G. Ahlborg, K. Hemminki
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Numerous chemical substances are handled by persons working in the health care sector. At exposure levels that may occur in the occupational setting, some of these substances are potentially harmful to the reproductive processes. Among the potentially harmful substances are anesthetic gases, antineoplastic agents, and sterilants. The epidemiological evidence of increased risks for adverse reproductive effects (eg, subfertility, spontaneous abortions, congenital defects) from such exposure is… CONTINUE READING
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