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Asbestos and the lung

Publication date: Monday, 01 June 2009

Although the use of asbestos in this country has been tightly controlled for over 30 years the incidence of asbestos-related lung diseases has increased dramatically over the last few years. It is expected that this increase will continue during the next decade. This article describes some of the different lung diseases caused by asbestos and their management, and provides a useful clinical background to the issues for healthcare workers in primary care.
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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 1, Number 1, BJPCN Online 2004

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