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Silicosis surveillance in New Mexico.
2003 Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Conference, Hartford, Connecticut, June 22-25, 2003. Atlanta, GA: Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, 2003 Jun; :1
Silicosis has been added to the List of Notifiable Conditions, the official regulations for reportable conditions in New Mexico. The Workers Health Surveillance Project will actively encourage physicians, including radiologists and pathologists, as well as other health-care professionals, to report all diagnosed or suspect cases of silicosis. These reports should include persons with: A. A physician's provisional or working diagnosis of silicosis, Or B. A chest radiograph interpreted as consistent with silicosis, or C. Pathological findings consistent with silicosis.
Surveillance-programs; Statistical-analysis; Uranium-mining; Uranium-miners; Uranium-ore; Uranium-compounds; Mining-equipment; Mining-industry; Miners; Metal-compounds; Metal-dusts; Metal-fumes; Metal-mining; Silica-dusts; Silicates; Silicosis; Respiratory-irritants; Respiratory-system-disorders; Pulmonary-disorders; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Pulmonary-system; Lung-disease; Lung-disorders; Lung-irritants
MSC10 5550, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Research Tools and Approaches: Surveillance Research Methods
2003 Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Conference, Hartford, Connecticut, June 22-25,2003
New Mexico State Department of Health
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