Occupational Lung Disease

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Living with occupational lung disease

Information from the British Lung Foundation.

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British Occupational Health Research Foundation

A non-profit making, grant awarding charity established in 1991 to contribute to the best possible physical and mental well-being of employees. Their mission: "Bringing employers and researchers together to produce robust science and evidence based work of practical value whose application will contribute to the right of people at work to be 'healthy, motivated and at work".

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Occupational Asthma

Occupational Asthma: Identification, Management and Prevention: Evidence Based Review and Guidelines. A summary of the evidence for employers, workers and their representatives, demonstrating the implications for future management decisions based on evidence of what works.

See also the Patient UK page for Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
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8436 (v3)
Last Checked:
28 September 2011

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