Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews

Joseph Varon  
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, TX
USA

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Occupational Exposure and COPD

Author(s): Esther Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Jaume Ferrer-Sancho.

Abstract:

Occupational exposures may make a substantive contribution to the etiology of chronic bronchitis, emphysema and airway obstruction. This review critically evaluates the scietific literature to occupational risk factor for COPD.

Keywords: COPD, emphysema, occupational exposure, dust, fumes, gases.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 8
ISSUE: 6
Year: 2012
Page: [436 - 440]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/1573398X11208060006
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