The pattern of lung function abnormalities in cotton textile workers.

@article{Schachter1984ThePO,
  title={The pattern of lung function abnormalities in cotton textile workers.},
  author={Enzo Schachter and L R Maunder and Gerald J. Beck},
  journal={The American review of respiratory disease},
  year={1984},
  volume={129 4},
  pages={523-7}
}
Reversible airway obstruction has been shown to be a characteristic finding of early byssinosis. In the chronic phase of this disease, the patterns of respiratory abnormalities have not been well defined. We examined the lung function of a cohort of 383 older (45 yr of age or more), active and retired, cotton textile workers seen both in 1973 and in 1979 in… CONTINUE READING