Occupational dust induced lung diseases

19 Oct, 2021

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Failure to consider, recognise and appraise clinically occupational exposures as potential causes of almost any pattern of lung disease are common training and professional deficiencies among pulmonary clinicians worldwide.

Programme

  • Introduction by the Chair – Rafael E. de la Hoz (New York, USA)
  • Coal-dust induced lung disease: resurgence in different parts of the world, epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, prevention – Robert Cohen (River Forest, USA)
  • Artificial stone induced lung disease: emergence in different parts of the world, epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, prevention, treatment – Elizabeth Fireman (Tel-Aviv, Israel)
  • Q&A

Learning outcomes

Following the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Appraise the toxicological determinants of occupational dust exposure lung injuries;
  • Describe the strategies to prevent occurrence of those diseases.
Webinar