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Document ID (ISN)64771
CIS number 95-1345
ISBN(s) 0-8247-8850-8
Year 1993
Convention or series no. Lung Biology in Health and Disease Vol.68
Author(s) Hirsch A., Goldberg M., Martin J.-P., Masse R.
Title Prevention of respiratory diseases
Bibliographic information Marcel Dekker Inc., 270 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA, 1993. xxvi, 693p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Indexes. Price: USD 199.00.
Abstract Contents of this university-level manual: epidemiology of occupational respiratory hazards; occupational factors of lung cancer, upper respiratory tract cancers and sinonasal cancers; epidemiology of pleural cancer; occupational asthma; occupational exposure and chronic nonspecific lung disease; genetic susceptibility to lung cancer and environmental risk factors; measurement of occupational exposure and prevention; environmental sources of respiratory diseases (radon, multipollutant airborne particulates, air-conditioned buildings, airborne allergens, indoor and outdoor air pollution); biological markers; tobacco and respiratory diseases (environmental tobacco smoke, tobacco as a respiratory carcinogen).
Descriptors (primary) allergens; carcinogens; tobacco; allergic respiratory disorders; respiratory diseases; cancer; lung diseases
Descriptors (secondary) airborne dust; radon; passive smoking; nasal cancer; occupation disease relation; asthma; individual susceptibility; lung cancer; manuals; sick building syndrome; epidemiologic study; controlled smoking; atmospheric pollution; pleural mesothelioma
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Allergies
Sick building syndrome
Passive smoking
Radon