This Virtual Patient lesson Workplace Survey presents a practical case in occupational medicine and is meant for medical students. It guides through and teaches the process of making a workplace survey in the specific situation of a chemical laboratory (however, some information can also be applied in other types of workplaces). The lesson emphasized possible exposure to chemical substances and physical work load. The lesson is fully interactive and consists of 14 cards. The cards contain descriptive texts, questions and feedback, and illustrative pictures and movies. Certain terms used are explained.
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Original Authors: Melart P., Mukala K.
Original affiliation, ownership: Clinical centre of the University of Munich Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Munich, Germany
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