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Document ID (ISN)26435
CIS number 77-60
ISSN - Serial title 0003-0805 - American Review of Respiratory Disease
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Valić F., Beritić D., Butković D.
Title Respiratory response to tobacco dust exposure.
Bibliographic information June 1976, Vol.113, No.6, p.751-755. 7 ref.
Abstract 318 female workers with a mean length of tobacco dust exposure (range: 0.9-27.5mg/m3) of 14.9yr were studied. The prevalence of chronic respiratory symptoms was comparatively low, only chest tightness and wheezing being significantly higher than in controls. Ventilatory capacity was normal, apart from significant acute decreases during the workshift, which were not dose-dependent.
Descriptors (primary) tobacco industry; respiratory impairment; respirable dust; tobacco
Descriptors (secondary) one-second forced expiratory volume; long-term exposure; comparative study; spirometry; women; dust measurement
Document type -
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Tobacco industry
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)