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Document ID (ISN)108714
CIS number 08-1079
Year 2008
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2008-139
Title Application of the ILO international classification of radiographs of pneumoconioses to digital chest radiographic images
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2001, USA, July 2008. 22p.
Internet access http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2008-139/pdfs/WorkshopSummary.pdf [in English]
Abstract Summaries of papers presented at a conference on the classification of digital chest radiographs for patients with pneumoconioses held in Washington D.C., USA, held on March 12-13 2008. The international group of scientists in attendance heard from representatives of the International Labour Organization (ILO), NIOSH and academia. Expert presenters described current and future issues in digital radiography, especially as they relate to classification. Specific sessions were held on image acquisition, image presentation, file interchange and developing recommendations for advancing digital classification for pneumoconioses.
Descriptors (primary) USA; radiological classifications; chest radiography; pneumoconiosis
Descriptors (secondary) public OSH institutions; ILO; computer applications; conference; research
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Pneumoconioses