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Rheumatic complaints and pulmonary response to chrysotile dust inhalation in the mines and mills of Quebec.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4547295     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In 1967-68 an age-stratified random sample of 1069 current workers in Quebec asbestos mines and mills was surveyed. Questions concerning rheumatic complaints were included in a modified MRC questionnaire used at that time, and on this basis a rheumatic severity gradient was devised. No relationship could be detected between rheumatic complaints and pulmonary radiologic response to chrysotile dust exposure, despite implications in the literature that such a relationship might exist.
F M White; J Swift; M R Becklake
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian Medical Association journal     Volume:  111     ISSN:  0008-4409     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Med Assoc J     Publication Date:  1974 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1974-12-19     Completed Date:  1974-12-19     Revised Date:  2010-06-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0414110     Medline TA:  Can Med Assoc J     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  533-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Asbestos / poisoning*
Asbestosis / diagnosis*
Environmental Exposure
Middle Aged
Occupational Diseases / chemically induced*
Rheumatic Diseases / chemically induced*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dust; 1332-21-4/Asbestos

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