Health effects of video display terminals. Council on Scientific Affairs

JAMA. 1987 Mar 20;257(11):1508-12.

Abstract

About 15 million video display terminals are in use in the United States, and their numbers will continue to swell. Much concern has been raised by their users about possible adverse health effects. The extensive collection of research papers and state-of-the-art reports on this subject are reviewed in this article.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Bone Diseases / etiology
  • Cataract / etiology
  • Computer Systems*
  • Ergonomics
  • Facial Dermatoses / etiology
  • Humans
  • Muscular Diseases / etiology
  • Occupational Diseases / etiology*
  • Occupational Diseases / prevention & control
  • Radiation Injuries
  • Reproduction
  • Stress, Psychological / etiology
  • Vision Disorders / etiology