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Coal-miners" nystagmus

Guy Fleetwood Haycraft

Coal-miners" nystagmus

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Published by H. Milford, Oxford University Press in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nystagmus.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G.F. Haycraft ...
    SeriesOxford medical publications
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRE776 .H3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15, [1] p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6765380M
    LC Control Number31029464
    OCLC/WorldCa19223586

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The International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, lists miners' nystagmus () under nystagmus () (and just after nymphomania []). 80 British books from the interwar period refer to miners' nystagmus when they attend to the hardships experienced by coal miners and their by: 3.

miner's nystagmus: nystagmus occurring in coal miners in the 19th century and thought at the time to be related to lack of illumination as well as other factors. Synonym(s): miner's disease. miner's nystagmus nystagmus occurring in coal miners in the 19th century and thought at the time to be related to lack of illumination as well as other factors.

Synonym(s): miner's disease miner's nystagmus Nystagmus occurring in those who work in comparative darkness for long periods. See also: nystagmus nystagmus A regular, repetitive. Coal miners’ nystagmus was one of the first occupational illnesses recognized as being caused by a hazardous working environment.

Ostensibly the cause was the perpetually dim light with which the miner was forced to operate. This was likened to the nystagmus of experimental animals raised in the dark, or to children born with dense cataracts. @article{osti_, title = {Dark as a dungeon - The rise and fall of coal miners' nystagmus}, author = {Fishman, R.S.}, abstractNote = {Coal miners' nystagmus was one of the first occupational illnesses ever recognized as being due to a hazardous working environment.

It aroused great concern and much controversy in Great Britain in the first half of the 20th. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by by: 1. The discussion at Oxford was opened by Dr. Harrison Butler and carried on by several men who had done work on the subject, leading up to the resolution that- In the opinion of the Congress, the character of the illumination is the chief factor in the production of coal miners' nystagmus, and that a Departmental Committee should be appointed Cited by: 2.

In a description by Ronald S Fishman, “Coal miners’ nystagmus was one of the first occupational illnesses ever recognized as being due to a hazardous working environment. It aroused great concern and much controversy in Great Britain in the first half of the 20th century but was not seen in the United States.

The author accepts dim illumination as the cause of the nystagmic movements of the eyeballs seen among many coal miners. He sought, however, for the reason why only a small proportion of those with eye movements experienced any working incapacity. An intensive investigation was made of 57 miners certified for the disease.

The only common factor finally detected was that. Miners nystagmus This is seen exclusively in coal miners who have to spend hours in dim light underground and keep a constant crouched posture with up gaze.

They generally have mental fatigue. The nystagmus is mostly pendular, rarely it. Dark adaptation tests were made, under strictly controlled conditions, on miners with nystagmus, miners without nystagmus, and normal non-miners.

Before the test the subject remained in a room with ordinary artificial light for 15 minutes, and in the completely darkened room for 35 to 40 minutes. The dark adaptometer used was a Hecht-Shlaer Model No. 3 which Cited by: 4. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by by: 2. Poems written and donated by visitors to my web sites. *Picture Art - By Bob Howard. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The club's or so memhers, you see, are’ the wives, daughters, mothers or sisters of the more than coal miners who have been on strike for the last nine and a half monthsagainst the.

Diseases were common, such as emphysema, pneumoconiosis (black lung disease), chronic pulmonary obstructive disease, miners’ nystagmus (an eye condition), as well as many degenerative conditions such as arthritis.

Coal mining was a very dangerous job, with a long history of mining disasters (e.g. Pretoria Pit in Atherton, Senghenydd).

The. Presumably drinking other liquids will cause nystagmus, but there aren't many you can consume in large enough quantities to cause it without becoming very ill and risking death or permanent injury. References Fishman RS. Dark as a dungeon: The rise and fall of coal miners' nystagmus.

Archives of Ophthalmology (11) Black Lung Returns To Coal Country A deadly coal miners' disease is surging back despite regulations created more than 40 years ago to control the disease. Digging Our Own Graves: Coal Miners and the Struggle over Black Lung Disease (Labor and Social Change) [Smith, Barbara Ellen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Digging Our Own Graves: Coal Miners and the Struggle over Black Lung Disease (Labor and Social Change)Cited by:   The human race has long had a love affair with coal.

Coal is a fossil fuel that started forming in the Carboniferous Period million to million years ago during the Paleozoic Era. Stone and Bronze Age flint axes have been found embedded in coal, evidence that people were using it for fuel long before the Roman invasion.

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Let’s get started. BOOK NOTICE Coal-Miners' Nystagmus. By G. HAYCRAFT, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., D.O.M. Oxford Medical Publications. Price is. THIS booklet of 15 pages gives aclear andaccurate account of the signs and symptoms of miners' nystagmus.

The author, while not claiming that the description is exhaustive, hopes that the bookletwill assist newly. Struggle in the coal fields: the autobiography of Fred Mooney. Fred Mooney. West Virginia University Library, - Technology & Engineering - pages.

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Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — — $ Author: Paul Nyden. The Rise and Fall of Coal Miners’ Nystagmus Ronald S. Fishman, MD C oal miners’ nystagmus was one of the first occupational illnesses ever recognized as being due to a hazardous working environment.

It aroused great concern and much controversy in Great Britain in the first half of the 20th century but was not seen in the United States. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — One of Alabama’s largest coal companies has agreed to pay $, in penalties related to air pollution violations near Birmingham.

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Evolutionary Medicine. (pathology) nystagmus Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock, formed as rock strata called coal is mostly carbon with variable amounts of other elements; chiefly hydrogen, sulfur, oxygen, and nitrogen.

Coal is formed when dead plant matter decays into peat and is converted into coal by the heat and pressure of deep burial over millions of y: carbon. Shenandoah - American Vilnius. The heart of the region is Shenandoah (pop. ) that used to be nicknamed "Vilnius of America". Even today it is ~12% Lithuanian.

The heart of Lituanity here used to be a twin-towered St. George church, that had the longest Lithuanian history in the entire continent (built in ), full of Lithuanian art paid for by meager coal miner salaries.

A safety lamp is any of several types of lamp that provides illumination in coal mines and is designed to operate in air that may contain coal dust or gases both of which are potentially flammable or explosive. Until the development of effective electric lamps in the early s miners used flame lamps to provide illumination.

Open flame lamps could ignite flammable gases. Cramped conditions caused arthritis and “beat knee,” and the poor light caused temporary blindness and nystagmus. Free time Many miners enjoyed an evening at the pub or at the miners’ “institute,” which was a type of social club sponsored by the mining company, a benefactor or a religious : Paula Mcleod.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. BOOK NOTICES Fatigue of the Visual Apparatus in Miners. (La Fatigue de l'Appareil Visuel chez les Ouvriers Mineurs.) By Dr. STASSEN. Liege: Imprimerie H. Vaillant-Carmanne, Place Saint-Michel, 4.

This book is the result of a close practical study of coal'miners' nystagmus which the author has made over a number of years. is nystagmus. This is a disease of the eyes which makes the eyeballs oscillate in a strange manner when they come near a light.

It is due presumably to working in half-darkness, and sometimes results in total blindness. Miners who are disabled in this way or any other way are compensated by the colliery company, sometimes with a lump sum, sometimes. Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry ( miners Mines Department minimum percentage minimum wage Mining Association mining industry nationalisation nearly Northumberland nystagmus organisation owners period persons employed pithead possible practice pre-war present Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry.

THE COAL MINERS. Jan. 29, Credit The New York Times Archives. See the article in its original context from JanuPage 5 Buy Reprints.

View on timesmachine. In a book titled " The Minor Horrors of War" there is a brief contribution from him dealing with body lice. Charles McCormick wrote about "Optical Truths", but wasn't always so truthful. The Rise and Fall of Coal Miners' Nystagmus P* The Cogan Ophthalmic History Society, a (c)(3) organization, EINprovides a scholarly.Trapped Miners Meet the Paranormal Deena Budd In AugustDavid Fellin, 58, and Henry Throne, 28, two coal miners in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, emerged from a caved-in mine shaft, after fourteen days of being trapped hundreds of feet below the surface.

Abstract. Functional disorders have been recognized for thousands of years. The signs and symptoms chosen by the unconscious mind of the hysteric or the cunning mind of the malingerer tend to reflect the culture of the day; paralysis was more common in the eighteenth century whereas headache or fatigue is more common by: 1.