Robert C. Stansbury, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Robert C. Stansbury

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Silicosis/Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis

What every physician needs to know: Coal workers’ pneumoconiosis (CWP) and silicosis are preventable occupational lung diseases that are typically associated with significant dust exposure. Although these diseases are two separate entities, they may occur concomitantly, especially in coal miners. Despite mandated dust controls, silicosis and coal workers’ pneumoconiosis remain significant public health care burdens.…

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