Work-related hand dermatitis: epidemiological studies in occupational dermatology

Henriette Anita Smit

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Hand eczema or hand dermatitis is a well-known problem in occupations with regular exposure to water and irritating agents ("wet work"). It is experienced frequently by nurses, hairdressers, housewives, food handlers and metal workers. Although hand dermatitis is a relatively infrequent cause of sick leave and medical care is sought by only a proportion of the cases, the symptoms are mostly percieved as troublesome in daly occupational and social life. ... Zie: Summary
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
  • Kooistra, Jeltje, Supervisor
  • Vandenbroucke, J.P., Supervisor, External person
Publication statusPublished - 1993


  • Proefschriften (vorm)
  • Eczeem, Handen, Beroepsziekten
  • dermatologie (geneeskunde)

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