A Clinical Guide to Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases

  • Yuh-Chin T. Huang
  • Andrew J. Ghio
  • Lisa A. Maier

Part of the Respiratory Medicine book series (RM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Lawrence C. Mohr Jr.
    Pages 27-39
  3. Marcos Ribeiro, Susan M. Tarlo
    Pages 93-112
  4. Lawrence Ho, Ware G. Kuschner
    Pages 113-132
  5. Yuh-Chin T. Huang, Ellen Volker
    Pages 133-151
  6. Andrew J. Ghio
    Pages 171-187
  7. David J. Prezant, Dorsett D. Smith, Lawrence C. Mohr Jr.
    Pages 189-216
  8. Toshinori Takada, Hiroshi Moriyama
    Pages 217-230
  9. John Ferguson, Margaret M. Mroz, Lisa A. Maier
    Pages 231-249
  10. Ignatius T. S. Yu, Lap-Ah Tse, Hong Qiu
    Pages 251-264
  11. K. B. Hubert Lam, Om P. Kurmi, Jon G. Ayres
    Pages 265-276
  12. Eric D. Amster, David C. Christiani
    Pages 295-310
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 311-323

About this book


A Clinical Guide to Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases delivers a concise compendium to the diagnosis and management of occupational and environmental lung diseases, incorporating evidence-based guidelines where available. Each chapter provides an updated review and a practical approach to different occupational and environmental lung diseases.  With rapidly changing technology, new conditions and exposures will undoubtedly emerge. Clinicians need to remain vigilant about assessing the potential link between lung diseases and environmental exposures, and this book provides a practical guide to recognize, diagnose, and prevent occupational and environmental lung diseases.  Written for practicing clinicians including internists, pulmonologists, and primary care providers, as well as industrial hygienists and environmental regulators, A Clinical Guide to Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases is a timely and important new volume and an invaluable contribution to the literature.


Acute inhalational injury Air pollution and lung diseases Asbestos and lung diseases Asthma Beryllium-associated lung disease COPD Disability assessment Emerging occupational and environmental lung diseases Environmental Global impact Hard metal lung diseases Hypersensitivity pneumonitis Lung diseases Occupational Occupational lung cancer Pneumonoconiosis Radiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Yuh-Chin T. Huang
    • 1
  • Andrew J. Ghio
    • 2
  • Lisa A. Maier
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and, Critical Care MedicineDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  2. 2., Human Studies FacilityEnvironmental Public Health DivisionChapel HillUSA
  3. 3.Department of Medicine, Division of Environmental andNational Jewish HealthDenverUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2012
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Totowa, NJ
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-62703-148-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-62703-149-3
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