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Document ID (ISN)46816
CIS number 86-1521
ISBN(s) 3-88314-264-9
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
International Labour Office, Geneva
Title Vth International Pneumoconiosis Conference 1978
Original title Vème Conférence internationale sur les pneumoconioses, 1978 [in French]
Bibliographic information Wirtschaftsverlag NW, Verlag für neue Wissenschaft GmbH, Am Alten Hafen 113-115, 2850 Bremerhaven 1, Federal Republic of Germany, 1985. 1014p. Illus. Bibl.
Abstract Proceedings of the Vth Conference on occupational lung diseases, organised in 1978 in Caracas, Venezuela, by the International Labour Office in co-operation with a number of national institutions and agencies. The papers and reports, reproduced in their original languages, deal with: epidemiological aspects, coalworkers pneumoconiosis, silicosis, pneumoconioses of different origin, aetiopathogenesis, epidemiology and pathology of asbestosis, pulmonary function in pneumoconiosis, biological and functional tests, dust measurement, dust control, medical treatment.
Descriptors (primary) pneumoconiosis; ILO
Descriptors (secondary) dust control; pathogenesis; aetiology; mixed dust pneumoconiosis; bronchial cancer; pleural mesothelioma; lung cancer; collagenous pneumoconiosis; asbestosis; silicosis; siderosis; pulmonary function; epidemiologic study; dust measurement; respiratory function tests; medical treatment; conference; radiology; coalworkers pneumoconiosis; tuberculosis
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Pneumoconioses