JAMES A. DOSMAN, M.D., F.R.C.P. (C); DAVID J. COTTON, M.D., F.R.C.P. (C)
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The discussion, based on the six tabled papers (1-6), took place in two sessions before the reaching of a general consensus and the chairman's report (7). As might be expected, points of view tended to be different between participants representing different interest groups. Previously reported workshops have identified potential health hazards affecting workmen in the cereal grain storage and transporting industry, discussed methods of early and late diagnosis, and outlined current knowledge regarding environmental factors relating to grain dust and health.
Although the purpose of the workshop was not to critique the requirements for an environmental and medical surveillance program
DOSMAN JA, COTTON DJ. Grain Dust and Health. IV. Health Surveillance Programs. Ann Intern Med. ;89:570–571. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-89-4-570
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;89(4):570-571.
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