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Document ID (ISN)50370
CIS number 88-1548
Year 1986
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.86-102
Author(s) Merchant J.A.
Title Occupational respiratory diseases
Bibliographic information National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Information Systems Section, Robert A. Taft Laboratories, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA, Sep. 1986. 801p. Illus. 1722 ref. Appendix. Index. Price: USD 47.00.
Abstract This report, part of a comprehensive study of all occupational respiratory diseases, delineates the methods used to define and study the diseases. Topics covered are: methods of study and evaluation (mineralogy, air sampling for gases, vapours, particulates and micro-organisms; epidemiology; radiology; pulmonary function testing; respiratory questionnaires; laboratory assessment of impairment); pneumoconioses (silicosis, silicate pneumoconiosis, asbestosis, coalworkers pneumoconiosis, beryllium disease, reactions to dusts); asthma and rhinitis; hypersensitivity pneumonitis; chronic airways obstruction (bronchitis and emphysema); byssinosis; acute and chronic effects of inhaled toxic agents; lung cancer and mesothelioma; infectious diseases (anthrax, histoplasmosis, brucellosis, tuberculosis, psittacosis); cor pulmonale.
Descriptors (primary) USA; occupational diseases; respiratory diseases; aetiology; pathology
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; neoplasms; mesothelioma; chlorine; silver; tin; antimony; obstructive ventilatory impairment; barium; lanthanides; rhinitis; cobalt; extrinsic allergic alveolitis; epidemiological aspects; phosgene; report; tuberculosis; osmium tetroxide; mercury; hydrogen sulfide; ammonia; zirconium; beryllium; ozone; nitrogen oxides; microorganisms; aluminium; byssinosis; infectious diseases; glass fibre; cor pulmonale; asthma; pneumoconiosis; asbestosis; aerosols; silicosis; hard metal pneumoconiosis; siderosis; questionnaire survey; dust measurement; respiratory function tests; inhalation toxicity; air sampling; sulfur dioxide; cadmium; vanadium pentoxide; mineralogy; radiology; coalworkers pneumoconiosis; tungsten carbide 1:1
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)