Longitudinal pulmonary functional loss in cotton textile workers: A 5-year follow-up study


KAHRAMAN H., SUCAKLI M. H. , Kilic T. , ÇELİK M., KÖKSAL N., EKERBİÇER H. Ç.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, cilt.19, ss.1176-1182, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.12659/msm.889681
  • Dergi Adı: MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1176-1182

Özet

Background: Occupational exposure to cotton dust causes several diseases affecting the lungs, but only limited information is available on effects of long-term exposure. In this study, we aimed to evaluate longitudinal changes in selected parameters of pulmonary function in textile workers.