Emerging opportunities to prevent occupational lung disease

Kreiss, Kathleen
August 2007
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Aug2007, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p499
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the emerging opportunities that can help prevent occupational lung diseases. She states that opportunities to prevent occupational lung diseases require the discovery of new occupational lung diseases, new settings for recognized occupational lung diseases, and new approaches to their prevention. She adds that astute clinicians can play a vital role in suspecting an emerging occupational cause when they diagnose a rare disease or a cluster of more common or severe disease.


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