PMID: 107408Mar 16, 1979

Industrial medicine in theory and research for practice (author's transl)

MMW, Münchener medizinische Wochenschrift
G Fruhmann


The university teacher in industrial medicine is guided by an autonomous self-responsibility to public interests protected by the fundamental law of the German Federal Republic. For the medical student about 8 hours practical work and an examination in the second clinical professional examination is prescribed. The teaching of the mutual relationships between industrial work and health is divided into: prevention and clinical aspects of industrial diseases, industrial hygiene, toxicology, industrial physiology (ergonomics), industrial psychology, rehabilitation and knowledge of giving expert opinion. The following are discussed as examples of research related to practice: the constant revision of the list of maximal concentration of work places, studies on the synergism of inhaled poisons, research into the causes of chronic bronchitis, pneumoconioses due to organic dusts and the discovery of aggresive antigens in work places previously considered safe.

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