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Silicosis and asbestosis.

Authors
Pinheiro-G; Parker-JE
Source
Conn's current therapy 2006. Rakel RE, Bope ET, eds., Philadelphia, PA: W. B. Saunders Company, 2006 Jan; :341-344
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20029500
Abstract
Pneumoconioses are diseases caused by inhalation and deposition of mineral dust in the lungs. Silica, coal mine dust, and asbestos can lead to pulmonary fibrosis and other types of respiratory diseases.
Keywords
Silicosis; Silicates; Silica-dusts; Asbestosis; Asbestos-dust; Occupational-diseases; Diseases; Mineral-dusts; Dusts; Dust-inhalation; Dust-particles; Dust-exposure; Occupational-exposure; Lung-disorders; Lung-disease; Coal-dust; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Respiratory-system-disorders; Lung-fibrosis; Fibrosis; Surveillance
Contact
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505
CAS No.
1332-21-4; 14808-60-7
Publication Date
20060101
Document Type
Book or book chapter
Editors
Rakel-RE; Bope-ET
Fiscal Year
2006
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
ISBN No.
1416023763
NIOSH Division
DRDS
Source Name
Conn's current therapy 2006
State
WV
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