Radiographic search for asbestos-related disease in a naval shipyard.

The Long Beach Shipyard underwent a chest x-ray survey of 6640 employees, or 88.6% of the total shipyard population, to determine the level of asbestotic changes. For computer classification purposes, the findings were divided into five groups: abnormal findings consistent with inhalation of asbestos fiber; normal; pulmonary fibrosis, nonspecific… CONTINUE READING