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Exposure-response analysis and risk assessment for silica and silicosis mortality in a pooled analysis of six cohorts
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    Quantitative risk assessment of silicosis death for quartz exposed German workers
    • Yi Sun, Epidemiologist
    • Other Contributors:
      • Frank Bochmann

    Dear Editor

    In a recent article of Occupational and Environmental Medicine [1], Mannetje and co-workers presented quantitative evidence of an exposure- response relationship between occupational exposure to crystalline silica and silicosis mortality in a carefully designed pooled analysis. This paper impressively demonstrated that simple silicosis, one of the oldest occupational diseases, is still a relevant occup...

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