Recent Mortality from Pleural Mesothelioma, Historical Patterns of Asbestos Use, and Adoption of Bans: A Global Assessment

@inproceedings{Nishikawa2008RecentMF,
  title={Recent Mortality from Pleural Mesothelioma, Historical Patterns of Asbestos Use, and Adoption of Bans: A Global Assessment},
  author={Kunihito Nishikawa and Ken Takahashi and Antti Valtteri Karjalainen and Chi Pang Wen and Sugio Furuya and Tsutomu Hoshuyama and Miwako Todoroki and Yoshifumi Kiyomoto and Donald John Wilson and Toshiaki Higashi and Megu Ohtaki and Guowei Pan and Gregory R Wagner},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2008}
}
BACKGROUND In response to the health risks posed by asbestos exposure, some countries have imposed strict regulations and adopted bans, whereas other countries have intervened less and continue to use varying quantities of asbestos. OBJECTIVES This study was designed to assess, on a global scale, national experiences of recent mortality from pleural mesothelioma, historical trends in asbestos use, adoption of bans, and their possible interrelationships. METHODS For 31 countries with… CONTINUE READING

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