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TitleRadiology of Occupational Chest Disease [electronic resource] / edited by Albert Solomon, Louis Kreel
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York, 1989
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Descript XIV, 212 p. online resource


This text is in no danger of incomplete identification of where it should fit in the bibliographical spectrum of radiological monographs. It can be placed in many areas - radiology of the chest, !lccupational diseases, pneumoconioses, clinical medicine. In each, it would be informative and helpful. In part, this is inherent in the subject but, equally, it reflects the good judgment ofthe editors in selecting both subjects to be covered and contriยญ butors who could succeed in their delineation in terms of current usage and current issues. Radiology of lung diseases has deep roots. Roentgen announced his disยญ covery of x-rays in 1895. By the next year, the new technique was used to study lung disease. On October 1, 1896, Francis H. Williams was able to report in the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, "I have examined about 40 cases of pulmonary tuberculosis ... " In his classic text, The Roentgen Rays in Medicine and Surgery, published in 1901, thoracic diseases took pride of place in the 658-page volume. It is of further interest that just as Glyn Thomas here emphasizes the importance of technique, so did Wilยญ liams in his writings


1 Radiography of Occupational Chest Diseases -- 2 Classifying Radiographs of the Pneumoconioses -- 3 Clinical and Functional Aspects of Occupational Chest Diseases -- 4 Radiological Features of Asbestosis -- 5 The Radiographic Features of Coal Workersโ{128}{153} Pneumoconiosis -- 6 Radiological Features of Silicosis -- 7 Nonmining Inhalation of Silica and the Silicates -- 8 Beryllium-Induced Disease -- 9 Occupational Diseases Due to Organic and Metallic Inhalants -- 10 Occupational Asthma

Medicine Radiology Respiratory organs -- Diseases Occupational medicine Medicine & Public Health Imaging / Radiology Pneumology/Respiratory System Occupational Medicine/Industrial Medicine


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