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Shiftwork: effects on sleep and health with recommendations for medical surveillance and screening.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2203158     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article reviews diseases that are aggravated by shiftwork (gastrointestinal and cardiovascular disorders), the potential of shiftwork to adversely affect pregnancy, shift maladaptation syndrome, and the ability of shiftwork to exacerbate existing disorders and interfere with pharmacological treatments. It offers guidelines for pre-employment screening and medical surveillance of shiftworkers.
A J Scott; J LaDou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Occupational medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.)     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0885-114X     ISO Abbreviation:  Occup Med     Publication Date:    1990 Apr-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-10-02     Completed Date:  1990-10-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8605629     Medline TA:  Occup Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  273-99     Citation Subset:  IM    
Occupational Medicine Division, Navy Environmental Health Center, Norfolk, Virginia 23513-2617.
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MeSH Terms
Biological Clocks*
Circadian Rhythm
Occupational Diseases / etiology*
Occupational Health Services*
United States
Work / physiology*
Work Schedule Tolerance / physiology*,  psychology

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