Contact Dermatitis Research Paper by cee-cee

Contact Dermatitis
This paper discusses the medical issue of contact dermatitis and looks at the Irish laws in this regard for the protection of workers.
# 106960 | 4,046 words | 21 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Aug 17, 2008 in Law (Company) , Medical and Health (General) , Biology (General) , Political Science (General)

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In this article, the writer provides a medical epidemiology and overview of contact dermatitis, while focusing on the risks and complications associated with contact dermatitis among workers in the construction industry. The writer pays attention to Irish laws in place meant to protect workers from exposure to irritants that may result in contact or allergic contact dermatitis. The purpose of this investigation is to determine the prevalence of contact dermatitis and looked at what actions may be necessary to mitigate risk or provide additional resources for those most at risk for contagion with this known disease.

Background to the Problem
Significance of Study
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Irritant Contact Dermatitis
Critical Evaluation Literature Related to Construction Industry and Dermatitis
Contact Dermatitis, Construction and the Irish
Summary of Literature Review

Sample of Sources Used:

  • CCOHS. 1997. What is occupational contact dermatitis? Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety. Reviewed: 13, May, 2007:
  • Choi, JM, Lee, JY, & Cho, BK. 2000. Contact Dermatitis. Vol. 42, no. 5: 264-9. Medline. Reviewed 15, May, 2007:
  • Cohen, DE, Brancaccio, R., Andersen, D, & Belsito, DV. 1997. Utility of a standard allergen series alone in the evaluation of allergic contact dermatitis: A retrospective study of 732 patients. J Am Acad Dermatol, Jun; Vol. 36, no. 1: 914-18.
  • Cohen, LM & Cohen, JL. 1998. Erythema multiforme associated with contact dermatitis to poison ivy: three cases and a review of the literature. Cutis. Vol. 62, no. 3: 139-42.
  • Diepgen, T.L. & Coenraads, P.J. 1999. The epidemiology of occupational contact dermatitis. Int Arch Occup Environ Health, Nov; Vol. 72, no. 8: 496-506.

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