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Coal mine dust lung disease in the modern era

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Coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP), as part of the spectrum of coal mine dust lung disease (CMDLD), is a preventable but incurable lung disease that can be complicated by respiratory failure and death. Recent increases in coal production from the financial incentive of economic growth lead to higher respirable coal and quartz dust levels, often associated with mechanization of longwall coal mining. In Australia, the observed increase in the number of new CWP diagnoses since the year 2000 has ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1111/resp.13034

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, NDM Experimental Medicine
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Centre for Air quality and health Research and evaluation More from this funder
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Grant:
104553/z/14/z/ Postdoctoral Training Fellowship for Clinicians
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Respirology Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
4
Pages:
662-670
Publication date:
2017-03-30
Acceptance date:
2017-02-07
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EISSN:
1440-1843
ISSN:
1323-7799
Pubs id:
pubs:705495
URN:
uri:9549ec28-0c5f-49a9-b7b7-ad25199d76ce
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uuid:9549ec28-0c5f-49a9-b7b7-ad25199d76ce
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pubs:705495
Paper number:
4

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