|Document ID (ISN)||52918|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0025-7818 - Medicina del lavoro
|Convention or series no.
||Scotti P.G., Arossa W., Bugiani M., Nicoli E.
||Chronic bronchitis in the iron and steel industry: Prevalence study
||Mar.-Apr. 1989, Vol.80, No.2, p.123-131. Illus. 26 ref.
||A significant increase in the prevalence of functional respiratory impairment and chronic bronchitis among 733 foundry workers, when compared with 1041 controls, was found in this 5-year longitudinal study. Age and smoking were allowed for.
||chronic bronchitis; iron and steel industry; foundries; functional respiratory disorders
||Italy; long-term study; epidemiologic study; smoking
||D - Periodical articles
||Metal production and metalworking
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
||Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations
Iron and steel industry