The effect of quartz and other non-coal dusts in coalworkers' pneumoconiosis. Part II. Lung autopsy study.


Preliminary pathological and mineralogical studies are reported on seventy-four sets of lungs from British coal miners who have been employed at the collieries included in the National Coal Boards's Pneumoconiosis Field Research. The degree of lung damage was considered in relation to the lung dust content and to the known dust exposures of the men… (More)