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Pulmonary Health in Rural America: Cause and Impact of Work-Related Lung Diseases

Description
Provides an overview of occupational lung diseases that impact rural areas related to agriculture, mining, healthcare, and other industries. Discusses asthma, lung cancer, Black Lung, and other work-related lung diseases. Includes information on prevention strategies, and highlights a personal protective equipment (PPE) management program at a rural Wisconsin Critical Access Hospital.
Author(s)
Kay Miller Temple
Citation
Rural Monitor
Date
10/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Health Information Hub
Tagged as
Agricultural health and safety · Cancer · Chronic respiratory conditions · Occupational health and safety · Wisconsin