Chapters Editors: Alois David and Gregory R. Wagner
Structure and Function
Lung Function Examination
Ulf Ulfvarson and Monica Dahlqvist
Diseases Caused by Respiratory Irritants and Toxic Chemicals
David L.S. Ryon and William N. Rom
George Friedman-Jimenez and Edward L. Petsonk
Diseases Caused by Organic Dusts
Ragnar Rylander and Richard S. F. Schilling
Aetiopathogenesis of Pneumoconioses
Patrick Sébastien and Raymond Bégin
John E. Parker and Gregory R. Wagner
Coal Workers’ Lung Diseases
Michael D. Attfield, Edward L. Petsonk and Gregory R. Wagner
Margaret R. Becklake
Hard Metal Disease
Respiratory System: The Variety of Pneumoconioses
Steven R. Short and Edward L. Petsonk
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Kazimierz Marek and Jan E. Zejda
Health Effects of Man-Made Fibres
James E. Lockey and Clara S. Ross
Paolo Boffetta and Elisabete Weiderpass
Occupationally Acquired Infections of the Lung
Anthony A. Marfin, Ann F. Hubbs, Karl J. Musgrave, and John E. Parker
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1. Respiratory tract regions & particle deposition models
2. Inhalable, thoracic & respirable dust criteria
3. Summary of respiratory irritants
4. Mechanisms of lung injury by inhaled substances
5. Compounds capable of lung toxicity
6. Medical case definition of occupational asthma
7. Steps in diagnostic evaluation of asthma in the workplace
8. Sensitizing agents that can cause occupational asthma
9. Examples of sources of hazards of exposure to organic dust
10. Agents in organic dusts with potential biological activity
11. Diseases induced by organic dusts & their ICD codes
12. Diagnostic criteria for byssinosis
13. Properties of beryllium & its compounds
14. Description of standard radiographs
15. ILO 1980 Classification: Radiographs of Pneumoconioses
16. Asbestos-related diseases & conditions
17. Main commercial sources, products & uses of asbestos
18. Prevalence of COPD
19. Risk factors implicated in COPD
20. Loss of ventilatory function
21. Diagnostic classification, chronic bronchitis & emphysema
22. Lung function testing in COPD
23. Synthetic fibres
24. Established human respiratory carcinogens (IARC)
25. Probable human respiratory carcinogens (IARC)
26. Occupationally acquired respiratory infectious diseases
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