Workshop on Pulmonary Function in Pneumoconiosis A Summary of Proceedings.
Henschel-A; Kistin-AD; Lainhart-WS; Lee-DH; Rasmussen-DL
NIOSH 1965 Feb:33 pages
Review of present and past research in pneumoconiosis. Topics include historical background, respiratory diseases in coal miners, and sampling methods; physiologic data on pulmonary function measurements and work capacity; X-ray findings among active and inactive coal miners; findings in silicotic patients; comparative mortality data with iron and steel foundry, hewers, and othe/workers; relation to chronic bronchitis and other respiratory diseases; and testing methodology, including ventilation, diffusion, perfusion, and work tests.
Physiological-responses; Respiratory-system-disorders; Diagnostic-techniques; Epidemiology; Respiratory-function-tests; Vital-capacity; Work-capacity; Dust-control; Chronic-obstructive-lung-diseases;
NIOSH, Report No. TR-18, 33 pages