Daily Archives: 5 December 2013


Occupational exposure to vapors, gases, dusts and fumes and mortality in relation to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among Swedish construction workers – a longitudinal cohort study

Original Research | November 21, 2013 Kjell Torén, MD, PhD, FCCP; Bengt Järvholm, MD, PhD InformationChest. 2013. doi:10.1378/chest.13-1429 Abstract Objectives:  The aim of the present study was to elucidate whether occupational exposure to vapors, gases, dusts and fumes increases the mortality risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD, especially among never-smokers. […]