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Document ID (ISN)52918
CIS number 89-1879
ISSN - Serial title 0025-7818 - Medicina del lavoro
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Scotti P.G., Arossa W., Bugiani M., Nicoli E.
Title Chronic bronchitis in the iron and steel industry: Prevalence study
Bibliographic information Mar.-Apr. 1989, Vol.80, No.2, p.123-131. Illus. 26 ref.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) chronic bronchitis; iron and steel industry; foundries; functional respiratory disorders
Descriptors (secondary) Italy; long-term study; epidemiologic study; smoking
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Iron and steel industry
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations