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A Clinical Guide to Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases

Huang, Yuh-Chin T., Ghio, Andrew J., Maier, Lisa A. (Eds.)

2012, XIV, 326 p.

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  • Incorporates evidence-based guidelines
  • Provides an updated review and a practical approach to different occupational and environmental lung diseases
  • Written by an international group of authors

A Clinical Guide to Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases delivers a concise compendium to the diagnosis and management of occupational and environmental lung diseases, incorporating evidence-based guidelines where available. Each chapter provides an updated review and a practical approach to different occupational and environmental lung diseases.  With rapidly changing technology, new conditions and exposures will undoubtedly emerge. Clinicians need to remain vigilant about assessing the potential link between lung diseases and environmental exposures, and this book provides a practical guide to recognize, diagnose, and prevent occupational and environmental lung diseases.  Written for practicing clinicians including internists, pulmonologists, and primary care providers, as well as industrial hygienists and environmental regulators, A Clinical Guide to Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases is a timely and important new volume and an invaluable contribution to the literature.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Acute inhalational injury - Air pollution and lung diseases - Asbestos and lung diseases - Asthma - Beryllium-associated lung disease - COPD - Disability assessment - Emerging occupational and environmental lung diseases - Environmental - Global impact - Hard metal lung diseases - Hypersensitivity pneumonitis - Lung diseases - Occupational - Occupational lung cancer - Pneumonoconiosis - Radiology

Related subjects » Internal Medicine

Table of contents 

Chapter 1: Historical Perspective of Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease  
Paul David Blanc

Chapter 2: The Occupational and Environmental History
Lawrence C. Mohr, Jr.

Chapter 3: Use of Laboratory Tests in Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases
Jean-Luc Malo

Chapter 4: Radiography and CT of Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases
Philip C. Goodman

Chapter 5: Environmental and Occupational Causes of Asthma
Marcos Ribeiro
Susan M. Tarlo

Chapter 6: Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Lawrence Ho
Ware G. Kuschner

Chapter 7: Air Pollution and Lung Diseases
Yuh-Chin T. Huang
Ellen Volker

Chapter 8: Unanswered questions regarding asbestos exposure – concerns for the next generation
Daniel E. Banks

Chapter 9: Pneumoconiosis in the 21st century
Andrew J. Ghio

Chapter 10: Inhalation Injury
David J. Prezant
Dorsett D. Smith
Lawrence C. Mohr, Jr.

Chapter 11: Hard Metal Lung Disease
Toshinori Takada
Hiroshi Moriyama

Chapter 12: Beryllium Disease
John Ferguson
Margaret M. Mroz
Lisa A. Maier

Chapter 13: Occupational Lung Cancer
Ignatius TS YU
Lap-Ah Tse
Hong QIU

Chapter 14: COPD in non-smokers
K. B. Hubert Lam,
Om P. Kurmi
Jon G. Ayres

Chapter 15: Emerging Issues in Environmental and Occupational Lung Diseases
Yuh-Chin T. Huang

Chapter 16: Disability Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases
Clayton T. Cowl

Chapter 17: Global Impact of Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases
Eric D. Amster
David C. Christiani

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