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Document ID (ISN)106989
CIS number 07-800
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le mÚdecin du travail
Year 2006
Convention or series no. DMT TF 156
Author(s) Matrat M., Andujar P., Pairon J.C.
Title Occupational respiratory diseases
Original title Maladies respiratoires professionnelles [in French]
Bibliographic information Dec. 2006, No.108, p.495-505. Illus. 16 ref.
Internet access$File/TF156.pdf [in French]
Abstract This article presents the findings of eight studies on occupational respiratory diseases. Contents: relationship between occupational exposure and chronic bronchitis risk; metal fume fever among welders and the risk of subsequent occurrence of welding-related asthma; respiratory function among asbestos workers and thoracic tomodensitometry data; exposure to asbestos and risk of bronchopulmonary cancer; risk of respiratory cancers due to asbestos exposure following the 11 September 2001 attack; serum osteopontine as a marker of pleural mesothelioma among persons exposed to asbestos; silicosis and bronchopulmonary cancer risk from silica exposure among construction workers; lung inflammation in mice following skin exposure to latex.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; respiratory diseases; occupation disease relation
Descriptors (secondary) mesothelioma; tomography; silica; latex; asbestos; asthma; bronchial cancer; metal fume fever; lung cancer; silicosis; welding fumes; demolition; pulmonary function; construction industry; animal experiments; determination in blood; exposure tests; chronic bronchitis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)