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1

[industrial disease]: inhalation of coal can result in

coal workers pneumoconiosis

2

[industrial disease]: what can coal workers pneumoconiosis progress to

progressive massive fibrosis (more severe)

3

[industrial disease]: what is the difference between progressive massive fibrosis and CW pneumoconiosis

CWP = asymptomatic
PMF = dyspnoea, cor pulmonale

4

[industrial disease]: Rheumatoid arthritis leading to pulmonary rheumatoid nodules is called

Caplans syndrome

5

[industrial disease]: name 2 industrial products which cause lung fibrosis

Silica particles (silicosis)
asbestos (asbestosis)

6

[industrial disease]: name 2 industrial products which cause lung fibrosis

Silica particles (silicosis)
asbestos (asbestosis)

7

[industrial disease]: what law passed meaning that patients can claim compensation if exposed to harmful products

UK industrial injuries act

8

[industrial disease]: what law passed meaning that patients can claim compensation if exposed to harmful products

UK industrial injuries act

9

[industrial disease]: what cancer is related to exposure to asbestos

Malignant mesothelioma

10

[industrial disease]: what cancer is related to exposure to asbestos

Malignant mesothelioma

11

[industrial disease]: how long may the latency period between cancer development and asbestos exposure be

45 years

12

[industrial disease]: what Ix would you order for malignant mesothelioma

CXR

13

[industrial disease]: what would be seen on CXR (2)

pleural effusion
pleural thickening

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[industrial disease]: what would be seen on CXR (2)

pleural effusion
pleural thickening