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Document ID (ISN)108800
CIS number 08-1287
ISSN - Serial title 1745-6673 - Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Groneberg D.A., Nowak D., Wussow A., Fischer A.
Title Chronic cough due to occupational factors
Bibliographic information Feb. 2006, Vol.1, No.3, 10p. 118 ref.
Abstract Over the last years, many studies have focused on occupational causes of respiratory diseases. One of the findings is that chronic cough is one of the most prevalent work-related airway diseases. Occupations which are related to the development of cough include coal miners, hard-rock miners, tunnel workers and concrete manufacturing workers. Since chronic cough is often also based on a variety of non-occupational factors such as tobacco smoke, a distinct separation into either occupational or non-occupational causes can be difficult.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; chronic respiratory diseases; risk factors; occupation disease relation
Descriptors (secondary) non-occupational factors; literature survey; smoking; coal mining; concrete work; confounding factors; mining and quarrying; tunnelling
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)