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Document ID (ISN)66180
CIS number 96-190
ISBN(s) 0-8016-7728-9
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Harber P., Schenker M.B., Balmes J.R.
Title Occupational and environmental respiratory disease
Bibliographic information Mosby-Year Book Inc., 11830 Westline Industrial Drive, St. Louis, Missouri 63146, USA, 1996. xviii, 1038p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 110.00.
Abstract Contents of this manual: history of occupational and environmental respiratory disease; clinical and epidemiologic methods; exposure assessment methods; general disease categories; agents causing various respiratory diseases (asbestos, man-made fibres and nonasbestos fibrous silicates, nonfibrous inorganic dusts, coal, silica, cotton dust, organic solvents, metals, acute gaseous exposure, ionizing radiation, infectious organisms, diesel exhaust); industries associated with respiratory disease (agriculture, forestry products, mining, foundries and steelmaking, petroleum, electric power generation, welding, electronics and semiconductors, hospitals and laboratories, diving, aerospace); environmental health effects (environmental tobacco smoke, indoor and outdoor air pollution); clinical programmes; regulatory and policy issues; workplace control strategies (respirators, exposure control).
Descriptors (primary) occupation disease relation; harmful substances; occupational medicine; respiratory diseases; environment; lung diseases
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; space travel; coal dust; irritants; mineral dust; obstructive ventilatory impairment; USA; extrinsic allergic alveolitis; laboratory work; metals; man-made fibres; cotton; silica; asbestos; semiconductor devices; pathology; anamnesis; passive smoking; infectious diseases; epidemiology; asthma; pulmonary fibrosis; lung cancer; gases; respirable dust; diving; rehabilitation; organic solvents; diagnosis; manuals; list of chemical substances; implementation of control measures; physiology of respiratory system; exposure evaluation; assessment of working capacity; electric power generation; respirators; pollution control; hospitals; immunology; inhalation tests; respiratory function tests; electronics industry; atmospheric pollution; agriculture and forestry; degree of disability; medico-legal aspects; petroleum and natural gas industry; determination in air; medical supervision; history; respiratory impairment; foundries; iron and steel industry; mining industry; welding and cutting; radiology; supply of information; allergens
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
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)
Electronics industry
Passive smoking
Bacterial and parasitic diseases