Asbestosis

References

Key articles

Rom WN. Asbestosis, pleural fibrosis and lung cancer. In: Rom WN, Markowitz SB, eds. Environmental and occupational medicine 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2007:298-316.

Begin R, Samet J, Shaikh RA. Asbestos. In: Harber P, Schenker MB, Balmes JR, eds. Occupational and environmental respiratory disease. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book Inc; 1996:293-329.

Banks DE, Shi R, McLarty J, et al. American College of Chest Physicians consensus statement on the respiratory health effects of asbestos. Results of a Delphi study. Chest. 2017 Sep 18;4(1):e000223.Full text  Abstract

Markowitz SB, Levin SM, Miller A, et al. Asbestos, asbestosis, smoking, and lung cancer. New findings from the North American insulator cohort. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Jul 1;188(1):90-6. Abstract

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