H. S. VAN ORDSTRAND, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The first major reports of industrial hazards and diseases were made about 40 years ago. It was soon realized that the field would become a large one and that unusual causes and lesions necessarily would be discovered. Beryllium poisoning is one of the newer occupational diseases. It is of particular interest to internists because of its multiple manifestations. There is much to suggest that it is of systemic involvement rather than a source productive of only dermal and pulmonary lesions. It is a condition which should stimulate the internist to further coöperation with medicine in industry.
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ORDSTRAND HSV. CURRENT CONCEPTS OF BERYLLIUM POISONING1. Ann Intern Med. 1951;35:1203–1217. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-6-1203
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(6):1203-1217.
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