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Occupational chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an update.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23153605     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease represents a major cause of morbidity and mortality in industrialized and nonindustrialized countries. Although tobacco use remains the main factor associated with development of the disease, occupational risk factors represent an important and preventable cause. The most common occupationally related factors include exposure to organic dusts, metallic fumes, and a variety of other mineral gases and/or vapors. This article summarizes the literature on the subject and provides an update of the most recent advances in the field.
Authors:
Enrique Diaz-Guzman; Shambhu Aryal; David M Mannino
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in chest medicine     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1557-8216     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Chest Med.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907612     Medline TA:  Clin Chest Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  625-36     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 740 South Limestone Street, L543, Lexington, KY 40536, USA.
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