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NIOSH Respiratory Diseases Research Program

Evidence Package for the National Academies' Review 2006-2007

NIOSH Programs > Respiratory Diseases > Evidence Package > 3. Interstitial Lung Diseases > 3.1 Respiratory Diseases Induced by Coal Mine Dust

3.1d) RDRP Publications of Special Note Relating to Respiratory Diseases Induced by Coal Mine Dust

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  1. Attfield MD, Morring K [1992]. An investigation into the relationship between coal workers' pneumoconiosis and dust exposure in U.S. coal miners. Am Ind Hyg Assoc J 53:486-492. (A3-6) (ISI Web of Science: cited 31 times as of 7/20/06)
  2. Attfield MD, Morring K [1992]. The derivation of estimated dust exposures for U.S. coal miners working before 1970. Am Ind Hyg Assoc J 53:248-255. (A3-7) (ISI Web of Science: cited 28 times as of 7/20/06)
  3. Vallyathan V, Shi X [1997]. The role of oxygen free radicals in occupational and environmental lung diseases. Environ Health Perspect 1:165-177. (A3-9) (ISI Web of Science: cited 53 times as of 7/20/06)
  4. Lapp NL, Castranova V [1993]. How silicosis and coal workers' pneumoconiosis develop - A cellular assessment. Occup Med State Art Rev 8:35-56. (A3-10) (ISI Web of Science: cited 38 times as of 7/20/06)
  5. Wallace WE, Harrison J, Keane MJ, Bolsaitis P, Epplesheimer D, Poston J, Page SJ [1990]. Clay occlusion of respirable quartz particles detected by low voltage scanning electron microscopy. Ann Occup Hyg 34:195-204. (A3-11) (ISI Web of Science: cited 11 times as of 7/20/06)
  6. Antao VC, Petsonk EL, Sokolow LZ, Wolfe AL, Pinheiro GA, Hale JM, Attfield MD [2005]. Rapidly progressive coal workers' pneumoconiosis in the U.S.: Geographic clustering and other factors. Occup Environ Med 62:670-674. (A3-15)
  7. Antao VC, Petsonk EL, Attfield MD [2006]. Advanced cases of coal workers’ pneumoconiosis, Lee and Wise counties, Virginia. MMWR 55:909-913. (A3-16)
  8. Reger RB, Morgan WKC [1970]. On the factors influencing consistency in the radiologic diagnosis of pneumoconiosis. Am Rev Respir Dis 102:905-915. (A3-17) (ISI Web of Science: cited 49 times as of 7/20/06)
  9. Kissell FN, Sacks HK [2002]. Inaccuracy of area sampling for measuring the dust exposure of mining machine operators in coal mines. Mining Engineering 54:33-39 (A3-20).


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