Pneumoconioses

References

Key articles

International Labour Office. Guidelines for the use of the ILO international classification of radiographs of pneumoconioses, revised edition. 2011 [internet publication].Full text

Balmes JR, Abraham JL, Dweik RA, et al. An official American Thoracic Society statement: diagnosis and management of beryllium sensitivity and chronic beryllium disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Nov 15;190(10):e34-59.Full text  Abstract

American College of Radiology. ACR Appropriateness Criteria: occupational lung diseases. 2019 [internet publication].Full text

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Health effects of occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica. Apr 2002 [internet publication].Full text

Reference articles

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