Accession Number:

ADP004039

Title:

Early Detection of Environmental Exposure,

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Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH LAB BROOKS AFB TX

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Report Date:

1984-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

General methods of prevention in industrial hygiene are shown in Table 1 which shows the place of early detection of disease or excessive exposure. Early detection andor exclusion of excessive exposure within a comprehensive program is usually much more cost effective than looking for early disease in an uncontrolled or inadequately controlled industrial environment. Table 2 lists some of the examples of screening approaches that have been used. Our diagnostic methods have advanced rapidly and there are much more sophisticated types of x-ray examinations and even CAT scanning that may be applicable in identifying whether chest disease has resulted from asbestos exposure.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE