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Document ID (ISN)67120
CIS number 96-1327
ISBN(s) 0-7506-1403-X
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Parkes W.R.
Title Occupational lung disorders
Bibliographic information Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd., Linacre House, Jordan Hill, Oxford OX2 8DP, United Kingdom, 3rd ed., 1994. xix, 892p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 145.00.
Abstract Contents of this manual include: morphology of the respiratory tract; lung physiology; deposition and clearance of aerosols; pathogenesis of mineral pneumoconiosis; imaging in occupational lung diseases; epidemiology; chronic bronchitis, airflow obstruction and emphysema; bronchitis, airways obstruction and occupation; pneumoconiosis associated with non-fibrogenic minerals and with coal and other carbonaceous materials; silicosis and related diseases; disorders related to asbestos and to non-asbestos silicates; beryllium disease; non-neoplastic disorders due to metallic, chemical and physical agents; lung cancer; hypersensitivity pneumonia; occupational asthma and byssinosis; infectious diseases and zoonoses; diseases caused by other organic agents; the lungs in aerospace and at high altitude; the lungs and diving.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; respirable dust; pneumoconiosis; lung diseases
Descriptors (secondary) obstructive ventilatory impairment; coalworkers pneumoconiosis; mineral dust pneumoconiosis; extrinsic allergic alveolitis; epidemiological aspects; metals; metalloids; mineral silicates; silica; asbestos; zoonoses; byssinosis; occupation disease relation; lung deposition; infectious diseases; asthma; emphysema; pulmonary fibrosis; pleural mesothelioma; lung cancer; asbestosis; inert dust; organic dust; aerosols; diving; silicosis; talc pneumoconiosis; berylliosis; diagnosis; manuals; physiology of respiratory system; high altitude; fibrogenic effects; immunology; respiratory function tests; hypersensitivity; glossary; chest radiography; chronic bronchitis
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
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)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases