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Document ID (ISN)29422
CIS number 78-954
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Šamardin B.M.
Title Aetiology of occupational chronic bronchitis in oil shale industry workers
Original title Ob ėtiologii hroničeskogo professional'nogo bronhita u rabočih slancevoj promyšlennosti [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Aug. 1977, No.8, p.18-20. 9 ref.
Abstract Results of a statistical analysis of 437 cases of chronic bronchitis observed in miners (270), in oil shale workers (140) and in boiler workers (27). The frequency of chronic bronchitis cases depended on the nature and concentration of mixed dust, toxic gases and on the climatic conditions to which the workers were exposed. It is recommended that chronic bronchitis should be included in the list of compensable occupational diseases.
Descriptors (primary) chronic bronchitis; respiratory impairment; oil shale industry; respirable dust
Descriptors (secondary) compensation of occupational diseases; USSR; statistical evaluation; occupational health survey; aetiology
Document type -
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)