Accession Number:

ADA000165

Title:

Chronic Bronchitis from the Action of Flax Dust

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE SYSTEMS COMMAND WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB

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Report Date:

1974-10-09

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

The report presents information which characterizes the frequency of chronic bronchitis of workers depending on length of industrial service and sensitizations of the healthy and of patients with chronic bronchitis to flax dust. In the development of chronic bronchitis several factors are important the long-term action of industrial dust, the sensitization of the organism, and age. Considering that chronic bronchitis - by no means an inoffensive disease - contributes to the significant lowering of functional indicators of external respiration of those affected, it is necessary to pay great attention to the latter. Those persons with chronic bronchitis without breathing deficiency need the timely conducting of inhalation therapy, sanitorium and spa treatment.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE