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ID (ISN) del documento57411
Número CIS 92-201
ISSN - Título de la serie 0098-7484 - Journal of the American Medical Association
Año 1991
Número de serie
Autor(es) Samet J.M., Utell M.J.
Título The environment and the lung: Changing perspectives
Información bibliográfica 7 Aug. 1991, Vol.266, No.5, p.670-675. 57 ref.
Resumen This paper discusses the changing focus across the century of public health concern and research in regard to environmental lung diseases. Broad groups of environmental agents that produce lung disease are considered along with the currently available evidence for several air pollutants selected to be illustrative of the changing emphasis of concern. These include asbestos, radon, environmental tobacco smoke, acidic aerosols, sulfur dioxide and oxidant pollutants, including ozone and nitrogen dioxide. In the persistent concerns about adverse effects of polluted air on the lung, the focus has shifted from avoiding clinical disease among highly exposed individuals to protecting the population from an unacceptable burden of risk.
Descriptores (primarios) polución atmosférica; neumopatías
Descriptores (secundarios) dióxido de nitrógeno; radón; ozono; amianto; dióxido de azufre; fumadores pasivos; cáncer de pulmón; valoración del riesgo; substancias oxidantes
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Air pollution
Environmental pollution
Passive smoking
Radon