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Silicosis and asbestosis.

Authors
Antão-VCS; Parker-JE
Source
Conn's current therapy 2007. Rakel RE, and Bope ET, eds. Philadelphia, PA: W. B. Saunders Company, 2007 Dec; :273-276
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20033119
Abstract
Pneumoconioses are lung diseases caused by the inhalation and deposition of mineral dust. Silica, coal mine dust, and asbestos can lead to pulmonary fibrosis and other types of respiratory diseases. Silicosis is the oldest recognized form of pneumoconiosis.
Keywords
Dusts; Dust-exposure; Dust-inhalation; Dust-particles; Occupational-exposure; Respiratory-system-disorders; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Lung-disease; Lung-disorders; Lung-fibrosis; Fibrosis; Coal-dust; Mineral-dusts; Asbestos-dust; Silica-dusts; Asbestosis; Silicates; Silicosis; Surveillance
CAS No.
1332-21-4; 7631-86-9; 14808-60-7
Publication Date
20071212
Document Type
Book or book chapter
Editors
Rakel-RE; Bope-ET
Fiscal Year
2008
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
ISBN No.
9781416044352
NIOSH Division
DRDS
Source Name
Conn's current therapy 2007
State
WV
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