|Document ID (ISN)||110090|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||Gaughan D.M., Cox-Ganser J.M., Enright P.L., Castellan R.M., Wagner G.R., Hobbs G.R., Bledsoe T.A., Siegel P.D., Kreiss K., Weissman D.N.
||Acute upper and lower respiratory effects in wildland firefighters
||Sep 2008, Vol.50, No.9, p.1019-1028. Illus. 41 ref.
||To assess acute respiratory effects experienced by wildland firefighters, two crews were studied by means of questionnaires, spirometry, and measurement of albumin, eosinophilic cationic protein, and myeloperoxidase as indicators of inflammation in sputum and nasal lavage fluid. Assessments were made pre-season, post-fire, and post-season. Findings are discussed.
||fire fighting; respiratory impairment; pulmonary function; USA
||inflammations; one-second forced expiratory volume; determination in biological matter; spirometry; questionnaire survey
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Industries and occupations
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)