HAROLD L. GOLDBURGH, M.D., F.A.C.P.; BENJAMIN A. GOULEY, M.D.
It is apparent that with increasing industrialization man is surrounding himself with ever increasing health hazards. Of these, one of the most important is the inhalation of irritating gas. Physicians became aware of its effect on the bronchopulmonary system during the first World War when poison gas was employed as a weapon. Exposure has since become increasingly common in association with numerous chemical developments in industry. One of these is the use of sulfur dioxide in modern refrigeration. The toxic effects of this gas have been noted in recent reports dealing with occupational disability in the refrigerating and sulfur mining
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GOLDBURGH HL, GOULEY BA. SULFUR DIOXIDE CHEMICAL PNEUMONIA; REPORT OF A CASE WITH RECOVERY FOLLOWING ACCIDENTAL EXPLOSION OF A REFRIGERATOR UNIT(SULFUR DIOXIDE CHEMICAL PNEUMONIA; REPORT OF A CASE WITH RECOVERY FOLLOWING ACCIDENTAL EXPLOSION OF A REFRIGERATOR UNIT*). Ann Intern Med. 1943;18:237–242. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-18-2-237
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;18(2):237-242.
Emergency Medicine, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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