Accepted June 5, Bernardino Ramazzini was born in Carpi, Italy, in While he was still a medical student at Parma University, his attention was drawn to diseases suffered by workers. The medicine courses he taught were dedicated to the diseases of workers.
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Accepted June 5, Bernardino Ramazzini was born in Carpi, Italy, in While he was still a medical student at Parma University, his attention was drawn to diseases suffered by workers. The medicine courses he taught were dedicated to the diseases of workers. The clinical picture was directly observed by Ramazzini, who questioned workers about their complaints. He regularly asked his patients about the kind of work they did and suggested that all physicians do the same.
Such cumulative trauma and repetitivemotion injuries have recently been called the occupational epidemic of the s. References 1. Carnevale F. In: Carnevale F, ed. Ramazzini B. Le malattie dei lavoratori. Roma: La Nuova Italia Scientifica; — Di Pietro P.
Bernardino Ramazzini. Biography and bibliography. Eur J Oncol. Rosen G. A History of Public Health. Rom WN. The discipline of environmental and occupational medicine. In: Rom WN, ed. Environmental and Occupational Medicine.
Cumulative trauma—repetitive motion injuries. Occupational Injuries. Evaluation, Management and Prevention. Louis, Mo: Mosby; —
From the Latin text of , revised, with translation and notes by Wilmer Cave Wright. Chicago: University of Chicago Press; Such are the workers who all day long stand or sit, stoop or are bent double; who run or ride or exercise their bodies in all sorts of ways. First to come upon the stage shall be those who stand at their work, such as carpenters when they hew and saw wood, carvers, blacksmiths, masons, and others.
Bernardino Ramazzini: The Father of Occupational Medicine
De Morbis Artificum Diatriba [Diseases of Workers]