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Mortality in uranium miners in west Bohemia: a long-term cohort study.

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A cohort of 4320 uranium miners in West Bohemia who started work at the mines during 1948 to 1959 and worked there for at least four years were followed up to the end of 1990 to determine cause specific mortality risks in relation to exposures in the mines. The miners had experienced high radon exposures, on average 219 working level months during their uranium mining careers, for which detailed measurements were available. They had also been exposed to high arsenic levels in one of the two m...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/oem.51.5.308

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Tomásek, L More by this author
Swerdlow, AJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
Journal:
Occupational and environmental medicine
Volume:
51
Issue:
5
Pages:
308-315
Publication date:
1994-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1470-7926
ISSN:
1351-0711
URN:
uuid:4c9a2791-8c72-4384-88b4-ebc740d0e48d
Source identifiers:
44533
Local pid:
pubs:44533

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