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Document ID (ISN)45957
CIS number 86-630
ISSN - Serial title 0032-6291 - Pracovní lékařství
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rosenfeld R., Bátěk F., Rosenfeldová A., Steiglová J., Kvapilová I.
Title Calcium deficiency and coal miners' pneumoconiosis
Original title Vápníkový dluh a uhlokopská pneumokonióza [in Czech]
Bibliographic information Sep. 1984, Vol.36, No.8, p.286-289. Illus. 4 ref.
Abstract Fibrogenic dust reduces bone mineralisation in miners and increases their calcium requirement. Calcium deficiency decreases resistance to fibrogenic dust and increases the likelihood of miners' pneumoconiosis. Increased dietary calcium and calciferol are recommended for protection against pneumoconiosis.
Descriptors (primary) vitamin D; diet; coalworkers pneumoconiosis; calcium and compounds; preventive aspects of diet
Descriptors (secondary) calcium; prophylaxis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Pneumoconioses
Inorganic substances
Nutrition