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Danger in the (farm) dust.

Authors
Schenker-M
Source
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2004 Nov; 8(11):1277-1278
NIOSHTIC No.
20033278
Abstract
Farming may yet provide additional valuable insights into the factors contributing to increasing asthma around the world. Nevertheless, respiratory disease from farming remains a serious and largely preventable disease. New insights into the causes of obstructive airway disease among farmers may help in reducing the morbidity and mortality from respiratory disease among farmers and farm workers.
Keywords
Farmers; Respirable-dust; Respiratory-hypersensitivity; Respiratory-irritants; Air-flow; Air-monitoring; Air-purification; Air-quality; Air-quality-control; Heart; Heart-rate; Hypoxia; Pulmonary-clearance; Pulmonary-edema; Pulmonary-embolisms; Pulmonary-function; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Occupational-diseases; Occupational-exposure; Occupational-hazards; Occupational-health; Occupational-respiratory-disease; Grain-dusts; Grinding-mills; Children; Exposure-levels; Exposure-limits; Agricultural-industry; Agricultural-machinery; Agricultural-processes; Agricultural-workers; Agriculture; Toxins; Trace-analysis
Contact
Marc Schenker, M.D., M.P.H., Professor and Chair, Department of Public Health Sciences, Chief, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
CODEN
IJTDFO
Publication Date
20041101
Document Type
Journal Article
Email Address
mbschenker@ucdavis.edu
Funding Type
Agriculture; Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2005
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U50-OH-007550
Issue of Publication
11
ISSN
1027-3719
Source Name
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
State
CA
Performing Organization
University of California - Davis
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