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Abstracts: EFFECTS OF VIBRATION AND NOISE EFFECT OF HAND-ARM VIBRATION ON THE FEET. H. Sakakibara, et at. Department of Public Health, Nagoya University School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466. Japan. Pre-prints. 6th International Conference on Hand-Arm Vibration. 1992. May 19-22. pp. 40-41 (Proceedings from Hauptverband der Gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften, Sankt Three studies are reported. In the first, the subjects were Augustin. Germany). 229 patients in the 50s and 60s who had mainly used saws without complication. Their subjective symptoms were analyzed in correlation with the frequency of attacks of vibration-induced white finger (VWF). This study showed that patients with more frequent VWF attacks had a higher prevalence and frequency of coldness felt in the feet as well as the fingers and awakening at night due to numbness of the arm. The prevalence of coldness in the feet tended to be higher with total chain saw operating time. In the second, the subjects were II patients with VWF, 12 patients without VWF, and 20 healthy controls not exposed to vibration. Patients were all male chain saw operators. The skin temperature of both index fingers and great toes were measured through a 3-minute immersion of the right foot in cold water http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Low Frequency Noise, Vibration and Active Control SAGE

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EFFECTS OF VIBRATION AND NOISE EFFECT OF HAND-ARM VIBRATION ON THE FEET. H. Sakakibara, et at. Department of Public Health, Nagoya University School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466. Japan. Pre-prints. 6th International Conference on Hand-Arm Vibration. 1992. May 19-22. pp. 40-41 (Proceedings from Hauptverband der Gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften, Sankt Three studies are reported. In the first, the subjects were Augustin. Germany). 229 patients in the 50s and 60s who had mainly used saws without complication. Their subjective symptoms were analyzed in correlation with the frequency of attacks of vibration-induced white finger (VWF). This study showed that patients with more frequent VWF attacks had a higher prevalence and frequency of coldness felt in the feet as well as the fingers and awakening at night due to numbness of the arm. The prevalence of coldness in the feet tended to be higher with total chain saw operating time. In the second, the subjects were II patients with VWF, 12 patients without VWF, and 20 healthy controls not exposed to vibration. Patients were all male chain saw operators. The skin temperature of both index fingers and great toes were measured through a 3-minute immersion of the right foot in cold water

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Journal of Low Frequency Noise, Vibration and Active ControlSAGE

Published: Aug 1, 2016

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