Lung function and clinical findings in a cross-sectional study of arc welders

@article{Mur1985LungFA,
  title={Lung function and clinical findings in a cross-sectional study of arc welders},
  author={Jean M Mur and Dan B. Teculescu and Q. T. Pham and Martine G{\"a}rtner and Nicole Massin and Christian Meyer-Bisch and Jean J Moulin and François Diebold and Fabrice Pierre and B. Meurou-Poncelet and J. Muller and J. C. Henquel and Vincent Baudin and M. Betz and J. P. Toamain},
  journal={International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health},
  year={1985},
  volume={57},
  pages={1-17}
}
SummaryAn epidemiological, cross-sectional study was conducted in order to assess non-neoplasic effects on the lung due to chronic exposure to arc welding fumes and gases. The study involved 346 arc welders and 214 control workers from a factory producing industrial vehicles. These workers (welders and controls) had never been exposed to asbestos. Respiratory impairments were evaluated by using a standardized questionnaire, a clinical examination, chest radiophotography and several lung… CONTINUE READING