Public Health

Re-think what constitutes occupational lung disease

Clinicians are urged to have a high degree of suspicion that the respiratory disease they see in their patients is caused by occupational exposures. And it’s not just asbestos or coal dust that are the concerns. According to a Narrative Review in the MJA, about 15-20% of adult-onset asthma is attributable to occupational exposures, 15% ...

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